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The work is one of 22 images that Warhol created of the rock singer. Several of the "Elvis" silkscreens reside in museums, including New York's
The auction house said it was the first "Double Elvis" to appear on the market since 1995. The version has a special connection to Los Angeles because it was displayed at the Ferus Gallery in 1963, the year it was created. The full title of the piece is "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)."
The Ferus Gallery was a small exhibition space in L.A. that played a crucial role in developing the careers of a number of contemporary artists.
Sotheby's didn't identify the buyer of the work. Wednesday's auction also featured