ANDY WARHOL (1928 – 1987)
Muhammad Ali, 1978
101.6 x 76.2 cm (40 x 30 in)
Printer: Rupert Jasen Smith, New York
Publisher: Andy Warhol Enterprises, Inc., New York
Edition: 150, 10 AP, 1 PP
Materials: From the portfolio of four screenprints on Strathmore Bristol paper
Markings: Signed and numbered in felt pen lower right
Catalogue: Feldman & Schellmann II.182
This is the first published edition portfolio depicting a sports figure and was inspired by a commission received in 1977 from Richard Weisman to create a series of sports figures.
Based on photographs by Andy Warhol.
Stamped in black on verso, © Andy Warhol Enterprises, Inc. 1978.
Bears the papermaker's chop mark.
Warhol made paintings of this subject.