Sale: 393 / Post War/Contemporary Art, June 09. 2012 in Munich Lot 222

 
Andy Warhol - Portrait John Butler


222
Andy Warhol
Portrait John Butler, 1952.
Pen and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 16,950
Sold:
€ 15,000 / $ 16.950

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Portrait John Butler. Ca. 1952.
Pen and India ink drawing.
Inscribed lower right. On thin brownish wove paper. 42,3 x 35,3 cm (16,6 x 13,8 in), size of sheet.
The portrait series, to which this sheet also belongs, was made for ther ballet "Three promenades with the Lord", choreographed by John Butler. [CB].

PROVENANCE: Sammlung Prof. Dr. Rainer F. Crone, München (direkt vom Künstler erworben).

EXHIBITION: Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York (with löabel on rear of frame).

LITERATURE: Rainer Crone, Andy Warhol. A picture show by the artist-the early work, 1942-1962, p. 211 (illu. 210 in upper left).




222
Andy Warhol
Portrait John Butler, 1952.
Pen and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 16,950
Sold:
€ 15,000 / $ 16.950

(incl. 25% surcharge)