Judy Garland after Andy Warhol. Number 23 of 100.
A print of high quality and provenance.
Stamped “Leo Castelli, New York.” verso.
“The Leo Castelli Gallery opened in New York in 1957. In 1958 the gallery gave Jasper Johns his first exhibition. Within 10 years, the gallery became the international epicentre for Pop, Minimal, and Conceptual Art, showing among others Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol.
In 1971 the Castelli Gallery opened a second space at 420 West Broadway. Leo Castelli, the gallery’s founder, had an unparalleled eye for quality, combined with his extraordinary skill for nurturing and promoting new art and artists. These essential qualities secured his position as possibly the most respected and influential advocate for contemporary art of his time.
In 1999 the Leo Castelli Gallery moved to the Upper East Side, where it has since been located. The gallery is now directed by Castelli’s wife, Barbara Bertozzi Castelli an art historian.
The gallery maintains a commitment to showing the best of post-war American art.
The print is on deckled edge finest quality arches paper and bears the blind stamp of “George Israel Editeur” (Renowned publisher of high quality lithographs.)
A rare and desirable item. It is hand numbered in pencil and it is signed in the plate. ie the signature is part of the lithograph.
The sheet measures 15 x 23 inches (38 x 59 cm) the image is 13.5 x 15 inches ( 34 x 38cm)
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