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Andy Warhol: Banana

Lot 0012
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) attributed: Banana, oil on cardboard, signed, unframed.

While a student at Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh, Warhol worked Summers on his brother's fruit truck, making drawings of the customers as a project and practice for his classes. This painting of a banana may be from that time, or influenced by it.

Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that flourished by the 1960's, and span a variety of media, including painting, silk-screening, photography, film, and sculpture.
Dimensions:12 3/4 x 11 1/2"
Private collection, New York; Private collection, Pennsylvania; reported as obtained from the collection of one of Warhol's instructors at Carnegie Tech.

Condition

Very good condition.
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Andy Warhol: Banana

Estimate $6,000 - $40,000Oct 10