The story of the cruel martyrdom of the virgin Apollonia occurred in Alexandria in Egypt around 249 struck the imagination of the artists, as well as of the faithful, of every age. Apollonia, a Christian virgin, was surrounded by the pagans who hit her jaws until her teeth were blown away. Andy Warhol, inspired by the masterpiece of Piero della Francesca, made in 1984 a series of works on paper, in 4 different quarters, entirely dedicated to the saint, represented with tongs in his hands, symbol of martyrdom. The work is signed in the original on the front.
Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh in 1928 and died in New York in 1987. Painter, graphic designer, film producer and scripwriter, he is considered the greatest artist of XXth century.Main character of the Pop Art movement, the artistic trend born in the UK in the 50's grown then up in the USA at the end of the 60's, he is the greatest talent of this movement.
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Artwork Type :
Year : 1984
Category : Unique Artwork
Technique : Serigraph
Height : 80 cm
Width : 110 cm
Depth : 3 cm
Signature : Original signature on the front side
Inscriptions on the back : Sticker Artdata
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