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Alexander the Great (FS II.292), 1982
Screenprint on Lenox Museum Board
39 1/2 × 39 1/2 in
100.3 × 100.3 cm
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Los Angeles, Santa Monica
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Revolver Gallery
Los Angeles, Santa Monica
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Alexander the Great 292 is based on a Hellenistic bronze bust in a private Swiss collection. By the …

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Alexander the Great 292 is based on a Hellenistic bronze bust in a private Swiss collection. By the 1980s Warhol was appropriating themes from across art historical periods for use in his pop pantheon, from Nineteenth-Century European paintings to iconic Italian Renaissance portraits. Alexander the Great is Warhol’s …

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Series
During the early 80’s Warhol created his first prints that were inspired Masterpieces from art history. Among the works he created were: “Details of Renaissance Paintings”, “Saint Apollonia”, and the “After Munch” series. The “Alexander the Great” series were the only works he made based on classical art. They were also the only works he made based on a sculptural source, not a painting.
Signature
25, 5 AP, 1 PP, signed and numbered in pencil lower right. Published in cooperation with the Hellenic Heritage Foundation to coincide with “The Search for Alexander” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 27, 1982-January 3, 1983.
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About the work
Revolver Gallery
Los Angeles, Santa Monica
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Alexander the Great 292 is based on a Hellenistic bronze bust in a private Swiss collection. By the …

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Alexander the Great 292 is based on a Hellenistic bronze bust in a private Swiss collection. By the 1980s Warhol was appropriating themes from across art historical periods for use in his pop pantheon, from Nineteenth-Century European paintings to iconic Italian Renaissance portraits. Alexander the Great is Warhol’s …

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Series
During the early 80’s Warhol created his first prints that were inspired Masterpieces from art history. Among the works he created were: “Details of Renaissance Paintings”, “Saint Apollonia”, and the “After Munch” series. The “Alexander the Great” series were the only works he made based on classical art. They were also the only works he made based on a sculptural source, not a painting.
Signature
25, 5 AP, 1 PP, signed and numbered in pencil lower right. Published in cooperation with the Hellenic Heritage Foundation to coincide with “The Search for Alexander” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 27, 1982-January 3, 1983.
Alexander the Great (FS II.292), 1982
Screenprint on Lenox Museum Board
39 1/2 × 39 1/2 in
100.3 × 100.3 cm
Contact For Price
Los Angeles, Santa Monica
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