Lot Details

Warhol was fascinated by Muhammad Ali for both his celebrity status and his physical prowess. This is a unique close-up of Muhammad Ali's lethal fist. A must for any Warhol/boxing aficionado. All paintings and prints of Ali by Warhol have commanded very high prices at auction, and will, in future years, be collectible not only for their artistic merit, but also their historical importance.

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Catalogue Raisonné: 181, See F.&S. II
The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Surface Soiling
Overall Yes
Date: Old
Notes: very minor crease in lower right margin, verso (see photo)

Definition Key
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.

Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

  • Pickup Location: California, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 35 in. (114.3 x 88.9 cm.)
Accepted: Wire Transfer, Check
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