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First installment of works from the Andy Warhol Foundation Sale to be offered in November
Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Still-Life (Hammer & Sickle). Graphite and wash on ivory wove paper, 28 x 40 5/8 in. inscribed 'AP 3/24'. Executed circa 1977. Estimate: $150,000-200,000. © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. and Andy Warhol artwork © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
NEW YORK, NY.- On November 12, Christie’s will inaugurate its long-term partnership with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts with a full day of auctions devoted to original artwork by Andy Warhol from the Foundation’s collection. Proceeds will substantially increase the Foundation’s core grant-making programs. Additional online auctions will begin in February 2013 and private sales will be conducted on an ongoing basis.

For this first installment of the Warhol Foundation sales, Christie’s will present over 350 photographs, paintings, works on paper, and prints in three consecutive auction sessions on November 12 at Christie’s New York. Estimates range from $2,500 up to $1,500,000. As with all of Christie’s live auctions, bidders from around the world can take part in the auctions by bidding in person, by phone, by absentee bid, or online via Christie’s LIVE™, the company’s real-time, multi-media bidding platform.

Highlights
PHOTOGRAPHS

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Liza Minelli, 1977
unique Polacolor Type 108 print
4 1/4 x 3 3/8 in.
Estimate: $15,000-20,000

PAINTINGS AND WORKS ON PAPER
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Still-Life (Hammer & Sickle)
graphite and wash on ivory wove paper
28 x 40 5/8 in. inscribed 'AP 3/24'
Executed circa 1977
Estimate: $150,000-200,000

PRINTS
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Red Lenin (F. & S. II.403)
screenprint in colors, 1987
S. 39 3/8 x 29 1/2 in.
Estimate: $ 40,000-60,000





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