Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn). 1967. Silkscreen in colors. Feldmann/Schellmann/Defendi II.25. Verso signed and with teh satmped number. From an edition of 250 copies. On light smooth cardboard. 91.5 x 91.4 cm (36 x 35.9 in), the full sheet. Printed by Aetna Silkscreen Products, Inc., New York. Published by Factory Additions, New York. Warhol's Marylin is the icon of modern graphic art par excellence. It paved the path for today's print editions.
"Warhol's portraits are so strong that we remember Marilyn Monroe the way Warhol portrayed her. This also accounts for other portraits, but most so for Marilyn, the star of all stars." Carl Haenlein in: Andy Warhol. Bilder 1961 bis 1981, ex. cat. Kestner-Gesellschaft Hanover 1981, p. 8.