ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)

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ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)
Endangered Species: Orangutan, 1983
96.5 x 96.5 cm (38 x 38 in)
Printer: Rupert Jasen Smith, New York
Publisher: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc., New York
Edition: 150, 30 AP, 5 PP, 5 EP, 3 HC, 10 numbered in Roman numerals, 1 BAT, 30 TP
Materials: From the portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board
Markings: Signed and numbered in pencil lower right
Catalogue: Feldman & Schellmann II.299

Additional Notes:

The Endangered Species portfolio was inspired by the general concern for the preservation of wildlife.  In 1983 it was exhibited at the Museum of Natural History in New York and other natural history museums throughout the United States.

Photographic source: Jerry Ferrara.

Stamped in red on verso, © Andy Warhol 1983 Publisher Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc, New York.

Prints numbered in Roman numerals were donated to wildlife organizations for fund-raising projects.

Bears the printer's chop mark.

Warhol made paintings of this subject.