Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) The Nun, from Ingrid Bergman Unique screenprint in colours, 1983, on Lenox Museum Board, signed and numbered TP 6/30 in pencil, one of the unique colour combination trial proofs (there were also twenty artist's proofs and the standard edition of 250), printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, with his blindstamp, published by Galerie Börjeson, Malmö, Sweden, with their inkstamp verso, printed to the edges of the full sheet, in good conditionSheet 962 x 962mm. (38 x 38in.)

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Lot 116
Andy Warhol
(American, 1928-1987)
The Nun, from Ingrid Bergman

Sold for £ 31,250 (US$ 39,856) inc. premium
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)
The Nun, from Ingrid Bergman (Feldman & Schellmann IIB.314)
Unique screenprint in colours, 1983, on Lenox Museum Board, signed and numbered TP 6/30 in pencil, one of the unique colour combination trial proofs (there were also twenty artist's proofs and the standard edition of 250), printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, with his blindstamp, published by Galerie Börjeson, Malmö, Sweden, with their inkstamp verso, printed to the edges of the full sheet, in good condition

Sheet 962 x 962mm. (38 x 38in.)

Footnotes

  • Warhol produced three screenprints of Ingrid Bergman. For this one he chose a still from the 1945 movie The Bell of St. Mary in which Bergman plays the role of a nun trying to save her school from shutting down.

    It is not whether you really cry. It's whether the audience thinks you are crying.
    Ingrid Bergman
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