The portrait of Mao Zedong hands of Andy Warhol has sold for $ 12.6 million


Портрет Мао Цзэдуна руки Энди Уорхола продали за 12,6 миллиона долларов

Andy Warhol is no longer with us for many years, but he continues to earn huge money with their creativity. According to Reuters, at a meeting held this weekend in Hong Kong Sotheby’s, an Asian collector has not regretted for the work of the artist 12.6 million dollars.

The same amount he paid for the portrait of ex-leader of the people’s Republic of China (PRC) Mao Zedong. Initially, however, for the lot wanted to get 15 million dollars, but wanting to raise it to such heights was not.
A series of tri-colored portraits of Mao Zedong, Warhol wrote back in 1973. Sold to collector the picture of the leader of China and is considered the Communist party in the country as the founder of modern China is depicted in a red jacket on a brown background.
Andy Warhol is one of the most influential artists in the pop art movement.