Thursday, February 14, 2013

Cupids of Andy Warhol

From Christie's South Kensington, here are two early hand-colored lithographs by Andy Warhol. These Cupids date from 1956.
Andy Warhol,, Cupids I
Andy Warhol, Cupids II 

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) 
Cupids I; Cupids II 
each signed 'Andy Warhol' (along the left cupid), signed, titled and dated 'ANDY WARHOL CUPIDS 1956' (on the reverse)offset lithograph with handcolouring on paper 7¼ x 7¼ in. (18.1 x 18.1 cm.); 7¼ x 7 in. (18.1 x 17.7 cm.) 
(a pair) (2)

Price Realized

  • ($5,028)
  • Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.


    £2,000 - £3,000
  • ($3,100 - $4,500)

Sale Information

Sale 2589 Lot 468A
Christie's Interiors 
6 September 2011
London, South Kensington 
Saleroom Notice
Please note that this lot should be marked with a triangle in the printed catalogue denoting Christie's interest. Please refer to the back of the catalogue for further information. 



  1. pawn stars bought 4 similar for 2700-so guess the seller didn't do as bad as I feared

    1. I didn't catch that episode. Warhol's prints are always in demand.