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

117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, PA
Inside the Andy Warhol Museum. Sandusky St. and E. General Robinson St.
June 2015: Dog reported not on display. (Call to verify)
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Andy Warhol Great Dane

Andy Warhol's stuffed Great Dane is still there! The Andy Warhol Museum is worth the visit, too. Very entertaining.

[Kim Y., 05/26/2017]

Andy purchased the dog from an antique dealer, already stuffed.

Andy Warhol's Great Dane.

Andy Warhol's Stuffed Great Dane

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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