15 Things You Didn't Know About the Andy Warhol Museum

You can meet Warhol's stuffed Great Dane, Cecil.

Back in 2008, The Andy Warhol Museum held a special exhibition entitled "Canis Major: Warhol's Dogs and Cats (and other party animals)," to pay homage to the artist's favorite animals, which Warhol documented and captured in photographs and prints. The exhibition spotlighted Warhol's collection of taxidermied creatures, including Cecil the Great Dane, who is said to have stood by and guarded Warhol's studio from 1969 to 1987.

Apparently, sometime in the 1960s, Warhol purchased Cecil, who had been dead since 1930, for $300, believing the dog had belonged to Cecil B. deMille.

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