Andy Warhol. Untitled (Roy Rogers). (c. 1948)

Andy Warhol

Untitled (Roy Rogers)

(c. 1948)

Medium
Pencil on paper
Dimensions
11 x 8 1/2" (28 x 22 cm)
Credit
Chief Curator Discretionary Fund
Object number
149.1999
Copyright
© 2017 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Drawings and Prints
This work is not on view.
Andy Warhol has 241 works  online.
There are 14,978 drawings online.

Warhol likely made this drawing while he was still an art student. He traced the image of Roy Rogers, an American singer and actor known as "King of the Cowboys," from a magazine clipping or publicity still. He had collected such images of his favorite stars since childhood.

Gallery label from Andy Warhol: Campbell's Soup Cans and Other Works, 1953–1967, April 25–October 18, 2015

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