Andy Warhol Painting Sets Record, Sells Online for Over $1.3 Million
Andy Warhol, Flowers, 1978. Acrylic and silkscreen inks on canvas, 22 x 22 in. Est. US$1,100,000–1,500,000. Sold for US$1,322,500 Premium.
On Wednesday, July 20, 2011, a world record was set for the sale of an Andy Warhol 1978 painting entitled Flowers, which sold for US$1,322,500. The work has been in a private German collection for many years. and the buyer was a private American collector. The painting, in brilliant tones of blue and green and measuring 22 x 22 inches, is one of only four Flowers paintings from this year recorded by The Andy Warhol Foundation archive, and this is a record price for a 1978 Flowers painting. This sale confirms that art buyers are willing to buy high-end artworks online.
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