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Lot 551 - Auction 38

4.000,00-5.000,00 EUR
Starting price:
4.000,00 EUR
Price realized:
4.000,00 EUR

Pittsburg, 1928 - New York, 1987

Muhammad Ali By Andy Warhol, 1978
Colored offset on paper, 76,5 x 61 cm
Signature and dedication of the artist on lower front: Andy Warhol

A sample is published on the Catalog 'Andy Warhol Vetrine' edited by Achille Bonito Oliva, Silvana Editoriale, 2014
A sample is published on the catalog for the exposition 'Pop Icons', Restelliartco Gallery, Rome, 20 January - February 6 2015,authorized from 'The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc' by SIAE 2015
Link to the 1977 Muhammad Ali in black and white N.IIIC.6 of the Reasoned Catalog Feldman & Shellmann 1962 -1987
A sample is present in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland.
This very rare pictures shows Muhammad Ali, at the top of his career.
Warhol immortalizes him ready to the fight. In 1977 in fact he had become World Champion of the Maximum Weights for the third time


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