Andy Warhol - Madonna painting - image-1

Lot 740 D

Andy Warhol - Madonna painting

Auction 998 - overview Cologne
23.05.2012, 11:00 - Contemporary Art
Estimate: 120.000 € - 160.000 €
Result: 140.300 € (incl. premium)

Screenprint on canvas 51 x 40.5 cm, framed. Verso on the canvas designated "Andy Warhol 85" and with the stamp "AUTHENTICATED THE ESTATE OF ANDY WARHOL" and written number.

This painting is based on the front page of the New York Post Final edition, July 9, 1985. Furthermore Andy Warhol und Keith Haring did collaborative works in honor of the 1985 wedding of Madonna and Sean Penn. (cf. Warhol Headlines, Ausst.Kat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Galleria Nazionale D'Arte Moderna, Rom, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, 2011/2013, p.168/193.) Andy Warhol did also a screenprint of this theme (Feldman/Schellmann/Defendi IIIA.49).


This work is registered in the Estate of Andy Warhol, New York, under number A 1094.110.


Dante Vecchiato Galleria D'Arte, Padua; private collection, Italy


Neapel 1996 (Maschio Angioino), Andy Warhol, Viaggio in Italia, p.149 with ill.