Artwork: Mao
Size: 127 x 106.6 cm
Medium: Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
Creation year: 1973
Marks: Signed on the reverse, stamped by the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board, Inc., and numbered A101.05 on the overlap
Category: Prints
Provenance: Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC #1111); Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich; Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin; Private Collection, Italy (acquired from the previous in 1973); Sotheby's, London, June 29, 2000, lot 42; Acquavella Fine Arts, New York; Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the previous); Sotheby's, London, February 12, 2014, lot 26; Acquired from the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Boissano, Centre International d'Experimentation Artistique Marie-Louise Jeanneret, Andy Warhol 1974-1976, 1974, no. 22; Las Vegas, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Andy Warhol Celebrities, 2003; New York, Gagosian Gallery, What's Modern?, 2004, p. 71, illustrated in colour; New York, L&M; Arts, Andy Warhol: Mao, 2006, no. 6, illustrated in colour; Athens, Byzantine and Christian Museum, Warhol/Icon: The Creation of Image, 2009, p. 38, illustrated in colour

Sotheby's Hong Kong

Date: 2017-04-02
Lot Number: 1030