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Elizabeth Taylor's Silver Painting by Warhol Auctioned

June 9, 2010 (4:29 am) GMT
The portrait by the late pop artist will be one of his collections which will go on sale later this month as part of Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction.

A rare portrait of screen icon Dame by Andy Warhol is expected to fetch up to $12 million when it goes up for auction later this month. The artwork, titled Silver Liz, was painted in 1963 and has been kept hidden away in a private collection for the last 20 years.

But the masterpiece has now gone on display at Christie's auction house in London and it will be sold off on June 30 as part of the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction.

Warhol, who died in 1987 after a routine gallbladder surgery, has painted other famous names such as , Judy Garland, , Troy Donahue, and among others. He has also painted for iconic brands like Campbell's soup and Coca Cola.


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