Sale: 514 / Evening Sale, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 261

 
261
Andy Warhol
Shoes (Deluxe Edition), 1980.
Silkscreen in colors with diamond dust
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 58,000
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 72.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Shoes (Deluxe Edition). 1980.
Silkscreen in colors with diamond dust.
Feldmann/Schellmann/Defendi II.250. Verso signed and numbered "1/1" and inscribed "PP" and "DE". Only 'Printer's Proof' copy, aside from the edition of 10. On firm Arches. 102 x 151.5 cm (40.1 x 59.6 in), the full sheet.
Sheet 3 from the five-part series "Shoes (Deluxe Edition)". Printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York. Published by Andy Warhol (verso with the artist's copyright stamp).
• Warhol's striking creations are icons of American Pop-Art.
• Glamorous shimmering effect through th lavish use of "diamond dust".
• Very rare. Only Printers Proof copy aside from the edition of only 10 copies.
• Based on a photograph Andy Warhol shot for an advertising campaign
.

PROVENANCE: Hamilton Selway Fine Art, West Hollywood.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 1999).

"I'm doing shoes because I'm going back to my roots. In fact, I think maybe I should do nothing but shoes from now on."
Andy Warhol, quote after: P. Hackett (editor), The Andy Warhol Diaries, New York 1989, p. 306

261
Andy Warhol
Shoes (Deluxe Edition), 1980.
Silkscreen in colors with diamond dust
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 58,000
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 72.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)