Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Andy Warhol's Stuffed Great Dane

In the Warhol Museum. Andy bought it already stuffed, but loved it just the same.

Andy Warhol Museum

Address:
117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, PA
Directions:
Inside the Andy Warhol Museum. Sandusky St. and E. General Robinson St.
Phone:
412-237-8300
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Cecil's still at The Andy Warhol Museum.

[Paul, 02/05/2010]
Andy Warhol's Stuffed Great Dane

The last time I was there, their research library had Andy Warhol's stuffed Great Dane. I believe that it was originally Darryl Zanuck's.

[Daniel Postellon, 02/11/1998]

"Cecil" was stuffed in 1930 and purchased by Andy in the late 1960s. Warhol paid $300, believing an antiques dealer who claimed that the dog had been owned by Cecil B. DeMille. Cecil was indeed a champion dog, but his owner was a complete nobody, and he had been stuffed as part of a Dog Hall of Fame at Yale University's Peabody Museum, which closed in 1964. It's estimated that the antiques dealer made about $290 profit on the sale.

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