Two Dollar Bills (Fronts) [40 Two Dollar Bills in red]
Artwork: Two Dollar Bills (Fronts) [40 Two Dollar Bills in red]
Size: 210.8 x 48.3 cm
Medium: Silkscreen ink, acrylic and pencil on linen
Creation year: 1962
Marks: Signed and dated ‘Andy Warhol/62’ (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Stable Gallery, New York; Dayton’s Gallery 12, Minneapolis; John W M Good, New York; William A M Burden & Co, New York; His sale, Sotheby’s New York, 10 November 1988, lot 63; Wendy Burden, New York; Leo Castelli Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1993
Exhibition history: Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (on extended loan 1993-1995); Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Revolution: Art of the Sixties: From Warhol to Beuys, 1995, p. 296, no. 154 (illustrated in colour, p. 272); London, Tate Gallery, The Froehlich Foundation: German and American Art from Beuys and Warhol, 1996-1997, no. 274 (illustrated, p. 277). This exhibition later travelled to Tubingen, Kunsthalle Tubingen; Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart; Hamburg, Deichtorhallen Hamburg and Vienna, Bank Austria Kunstforum; Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Magie der Zahl in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, 1997, p. 258, no. 4.36 (illustrated in colour, p, 109); Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, Contemporary German & American Art: The Froehlich Collection, 1999; Karlsruhe, ZKM Museum fur Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum (on extended loan 1999-2005); Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Monet's Legacy: Series - Order and Obsession, 2001-2002, p. 185, no. 40 (illustrated in colour, p. 157); Karlsruhe, ZKM Museum fur Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum, Faster! Bigger! Better!. Signetwerke der Sammlungen im ZKM, 2006 - 2007, p. 312 (illustrated in colour, p. 314); Karlsruhe, ZKM Museum fur Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum, Klio: Eine Kurze Geschichte der Kunst in Euramerika nach 1945, 2007; Basel, Kunstmuseum Basel, Andy Warhol The Early Sixties: Paintings and Drawings 1961-1964, 2010-2011, p. 128, no. 22 (illustrated in colour, p. 129); Karlsruhe, ZKM Museum fur Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum, Hirschfaktor, 2011-2013; Baden-Baden, Kunsthalle, Gutes boses Geld: Eine Bildgeschichte der Okonomie, 2016, p. 135 (illustrated in colour, pp. 61 and 134

Christie's London

Date: 2016-06-29
Lot Number: 10