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  • In 1970, British photojournalist Sally Soames (1937-2019) photographed Andy Warhol through a gauze curtain at the Factory. In response to his uneasiness before the camera, she instinctively placed a barrier between him and the camera, softening his features. Prominently bearing Warhol’s signature in red ink across the lower right corner, this photograph speaks for itself as a candid portrait of the 20th-century icon.

    • Provenance

      Directly from the artist

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Lot offered with No Reserve

Andy Warhol at his Factory in New York

1970
Gelatin silver print.
25.6 x 37.5 cm (10 1/8 x 14 3/4 in.)
Signed, initialled by the artist and signed by Andy Warhol in ink on the recto; titled in ink and credit stamp on the verso.

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Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 • ♠

Sold for £2,394

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London Auction 23 November 2021