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Created in 1985, “Reigning Queens” is Andy Warhol’s largest portfolio of silkscreen prints. The series features 16 colorful prints portraying four ruling queens at that time: Queen Elizabeth II of England, Queen Beatrix of Netherlands, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, and Queen Ntombi Twala of Swaziland. Notably, …

Artist: Andy Warhol, American (1928 - 1987)
Title: Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (FS.II.341)
Year: 1985
Medium: Screenprint on Lennox Museum Board, signed and numbered pencil l.r.
Edition: 30/40
Size: 39.38 in. x 31.5 in. (100.01 cm x 80.01 cm)
Frame Size: 48 x 40 inches
Printer: Rupert Jasen Smith New York || Publisher: …

Medium
Condition
Minor wear consistent with history and age
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil, lower right
Frame
Included
Publisher
George C.P. Mulder, The Netherlands

Obsessed with celebrity, consumer culture, and mechanical reproduction, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the 20th century’s most iconic images. He drew widely from popular culture and everyday subject matter in his most famous works: his 32 Campbell's soup cans, Brillo pad box sculptures, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor, for example. Rejecting the dominant painting and sculpting modes of his day, Warhol embraced silk-screen printmaking to achieve his characteristic hard edges and flat areas of color. The artist mentored Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat and continues to influence contemporary art around the world: His provocative successors include Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Jeff Koons. Warhol has been the subject of exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, and Centre Pompidou, among other institutions. His works have sold for upwards of $100 million at auction.

High auction record
US$105.4m, Sotheby's, 2013
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Whitney Museum of American Art, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art
Selected exhibitions
2019
Andy Warhol: By Hand, Drawings 1950s-1980sNew York Academy of Art
"Andy Warhol: Revelation"Andy Warhol Museum
2018
Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back AgainWhitney Museum of American Art
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Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (FS.II.341), 1985

Screenprint on Lennox Museum Board
48 × 40 × 1 in
121.9 × 101.6 × 2.5 cm
Edition of 40
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Location
Long Island City
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Created in 1985, “Reigning Queens” is Andy Warhol’s largest portfolio of silkscreen prints. The …

Artist: Andy Warhol, American (1928 - 1987)
Title: Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (FS.II.341)
Year: …

Medium
Condition
Minor wear consistent with history and age
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil, lower right
Frame
Included
Publisher
George C.P. Mulder, The Netherlands

Obsessed with celebrity, consumer culture, and mechanical reproduction, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the 20th century’s most iconic images. He drew widely from popular culture and everyday subject matter in his most famous works: his 32 Campbell's soup cans, Brillo pad box sculptures, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor, for example. Rejecting the dominant painting and sculpting modes of his day, Warhol embraced silk-screen printmaking to achieve his characteristic hard edges and flat areas of color. The artist mentored Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat and continues to influence contemporary art around the world: His provocative successors include Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Jeff Koons. Warhol has been the subject of exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, and Centre Pompidou, among other institutions. His works have sold for upwards of $100 million at auction.

High auction record
US$105.4m, Sotheby's, 2013
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Whitney Museum of American Art, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art
Selected exhibitions (3)
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