Artist: Andy Warhol (American, 1928 - 1987).
Title: "Candy Box Heart (Closed)".
Medium: Color lithograph.
Date: Composed 1983.
Dimensions: Overall size: 28 x 22 in. (711 x 559 mm). Image size: 28 x 22 in. (711 x 559 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed in black marker, upper left. Edition unknown, probably very small. White smooth wove paper. The full sheet. Fine impression with bright colors. Fine condition. Literature/catalogue raisonne: cf. Feldman/Schellmann IIIA.42[b]. Provenance: Private collection, Sweden, thence to our consignor. Comment(s): A very rare object. Only one auction record in the past 28 years located, a sale for $8,753 (£5,625) at Christie’s South Kensington, London, June 12, 2012, lot #81. Another impression is in the collection of the Tate Museum, London (reference AR00450). The poster was created for the exhibition "Andy Warhol: Bilder, Zeichnungen, Plakate" at Galerie Silvia Menzel, Berlin, Germany, March 15th to April 14th, 1983. Printed by Gedatdruck, Berlin. Undoubtedly to be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne of Warhol's non-commissioned posters by Paul Marechal. Image copyright © Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York and DACS, London. [29154-5-4000]