Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Andy Warhol's Stuffed Great DaneIn the Warhol Museum. Andy bought it already stuffed, but loved it just the same.
Andy Warhol Museum
- 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, PA
- Inside the Andy Warhol Museum. Sandusky St. and E. General Robinson St.
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Andy Warhol's Stuffed Great Dane
Cecil's still at The Andy Warhol Museum.[Paul, 02/05/2010]
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.