£10,500-£15,000 VALUE (EST.)
$20,000-$29,000 VALUE (EST.)
$17,000-$25,000 VALUE (EST.)
¥90,000-¥130,000 VALUE (EST.)
€12,000-€17,000 VALUE (EST.)
$100,000-$140,000 VALUE (EST.)
¥1,910,000-¥2,730,000 VALUE (EST.)
$13,000-$18,000 VALUE (EST.)
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Signed Print Edition of 100
H 66cm x W 50cm
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|Auction Date||Auction House||Artwork|
Return to Seller
|May 2023||SBI Art Auction - Japan||Love (F. & S. II.310) - Signed Print|
|April 2022||Phillips Hong Kong - Hong Kong||Love (F. & S. II.310) - Signed Print|
|October 2019||Sotheby's New York - United States||Love (F. & S. II.310) - Signed Print|
|April 2012||Christie's New York - United States||Love (F. & S. II.310) - Signed Print|
|June 2011||Phillips New York - United States||Love (F. & S. II.310) - Signed Print|
|April 2011||Christie's London - United Kingdom||Love (F. & S. II.310) - Signed Print|
|February 2002||Lempertz, Cologne - Germany||Love (F. & S. II.310) - Signed Print|
Love (F. & S. II.310) is one of three prints that makes up Andy Warhol’s Love series from 1983, depicting a nude couple in various poses of embrace. This print shows the female figure with a more defined outline overlapping the male, which fades more into the background. Rendered as a simple line drawing against a plain white backdrop and bright contours of colour, this print marks a departure from Warhol’s typical style.
Warhol’sLove series is a narrative celebration of love, desire and eroticism that uses vibrant misaligned colour and organic line drawings to create an aura of attraction and fantasy. In Love (F. & S. II.310) the figures glow and pulsate in brown and grey ink, confronting the viewer with an image that is both explicit and elusive in its romantic portrayal of sexual attraction.
Love (F. & S. II.310) is recognisable as a 1980s piece of Pop Art in its highly stylised reduction of form and haze of neon colours. The print also harks back to Warhol’s origins as a fashion illustrator, seen in his elegant use of line and the figures echoing catwalk sketches or fashion advertisements.