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Revson, Lyn

1981
20th Century
3 3/8 x 4 1/4 in. (8.6 x 10.8 cm)

Andy Warhol, American, (1928–1987)

Object Type: PHOTOGRAPHY
Creation Place: North America
Medium and Support: Polacolor 2
Credit Line: Gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Accession Number: 08-Ph-37
Label from "Andy Warhol: Portraiture and the Business of Art", La Salle University Art Museum, April 10 – June 28, 2012:

Lyn Revson (1931?–2011) was the wife of Charles Revson, founder and chief executive of Revlon cosmetics company. She was part of New York City’s elite social scene, often appearing in society columns such Cindy Adams’ “Ladies Who Lunch” in the New York Pos
t. She published a book in 1997 entitled Lyn Revson's World of Style: How to Join It and Live It. Warhol described working on Revson’s portraits in his Diaries:

Lyn Revson called and said she loved the portrait but that her cheekbones looked too fat. I knew she’d be trouble. (June 10, 1981)
Current Location: In Storage

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- Andy Warhol: Portraiture and the Business of Art, La Salle University Art Museum, April 10 – June 28, 2012.

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