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LOT 101

1928 - 1987
American

Wayne Gretzky #99 (F.&S. II.306)
screenprint on Lenox Museum Board, 1984
signed and signed by Wayne Gretzky and editioned 274/300
40 x 32 in, 101.6 x 81.3 cm

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Sold for: $28,125

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PROVENANCE
Collection of Frans Wynans, Vancouver
Acquired directly from the above by a Private Collection, Vancouver

LITERATURE
Frayda Feldman and Jörg Schellman, editors, Andy Warhol Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1962 - 1987, 4th edition, 2003, page 133, catalogue #II.306

EXHIBITED
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Andy Warhol, July 21, 2021 – October 24, 2021, same image


The Vancouver art dealer Frans Wynans, from whose collection this print originates, asked Warhol to create this screenprint of Wayne Gretzky to help promote Canada's art market abroad. Despite Warhol not being a hockey enthusiast, he thought that Gretzky transcended the sport, saying "He's more than a hockey player, he's an entertainer." Gretzky, who admired Warhol and collected his works, happily posed for the portrait.

The catalogue raisonné states that there are 300 prints in the edition, 50 AP, 6 PP which are trial proof variations, signed and numbered in pencil lower left. Some prints are also signed by Wayne Gretzky. There are 46 TP signed and numbered in pencil on verso by the executor of The Estate of Andy Warhol on a stamped certificate of authenticity.


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