Andy Warhol

Electric Chair, 1971

screenprint, ed. 225 of 250
35.5 x 48 in.
$36,000 Cdn.
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Provenance
Purchased from the publisher, Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich, in 1972 Private Collection, Victoria, BC

From Catalogue Raisonne (1962 – 1987) Page 78 /79:
Portfolio of ten screenprints on paper.
Edition: 250 signed and dated ‘71 in ball-point pen and numbered with a rubber stamp on verso; some signed in pencil. There are 50 AP numbered in Roman numerals, signed and dated in ball-point pen on verso and stamped AP and numbered with a rubber stamp on verso.

Printer: Silkprint Kettner, Zurich, Switzerland Publisher: Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich, Switzerland

Born on August 6, 1928, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Andy Warhol was a successful magazine and ad illustrator who became a leading artist of the 1960s Pop art movements. He ventured into a wide variety of art forms, including performance art, filmmaking, video installations and writing, and controversially blurred the lines…