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Signed Print Edition of 200
H 97cm x W 97cm
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|Auction Date||Auction House||Artwork|
Return to Seller
|April 2023||Sotheby's New York - United States||Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) - Signed Print|
|October 2022||Sotheby's New York - United States||Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) - Signed Print|
|December 2021||Lempertz, Cologne - Germany||Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) - Signed Print|
|October 2021||Sotheby's New York - United States||Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) - Signed Print|
|March 2020||Sotheby's Online - United Kingdom||Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) - Signed Print|
|January 2020||Forum Auctions London - United Kingdom||Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) - Signed Print|
|September 2019||Sotheby's Online - United Kingdom||Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) - Signed Print|
Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) is a signed screen print on Lenox Museum board made by the internationally acclaimed artist Andy Warhol in 1981. The print comes in an edition size of 200 and shows a portrait of the beloved mythical figure, Santa Claus. Santa Claus is rendered in Warhol’s characteristic artistic style, exemplified by his use of bright colours and bold gestural lines.
The figure in Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) is depicted wearing his traditional red bobble hat which matches his fluffy white beard. White dominates the composition which has a splash of red in the background. Warhol uses orange crayon-like lines to add detail to the print and delineate the character’s facial features, such as his warm eyes and knowing smile.
Santa Claus (F. & S. II.266) is part of Warhol’s Myths collection which features ten screen prints, all of which depict an icon or idol from American popular culture. Santa Claus is arguably a global icon that has become the universal figure representing Christmas. According to popular folklore, St. Nicholas would travel all over the world, delivering presents to children the night before Christmas. The story is internationally recognised and the figure of Santa Claus has become heavily commercialised, like many other idols from popular culture.