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The Comic Book by JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

(AMERICAN, 1960 - 1988)

The Comic Book, 1978

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Materials:

watercolor, ink, graphite and whiteout on paper, in 8 parts

Measurements:

15.31 in. (38.90 cm.) (height) by 8.50 in. (21.60 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

i., iii., v-vi; ii. 38.9 x 21 cm

Description:

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the authentication committee of the Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Exhibited:

New York, Vrej Baghoomian Inc., . Jean-Michel Basquiat , October - November 1989, cat. no. 39, illustrated in color.

Literature:

Exh. Cat., New York, Whitney Museum of American Art (and traveling), . Jean-Michel Basquiat , 1992-1993, p. 234, illustrated. Richard Marshall, Ed., . Jean-Michel Basquiat: Works on Paper , Paris 1999, pp. 50-51, illustrated in color

Provenance:

Vrej Baghoomian, Inc., New York. Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above). Sotheby's, New York, 16 November 1995, Lot 205 (consigned by the above). Private Collection, Beverly Hills (acquired from the above sale). Nicholas Sands & Co. Fine Art, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1997.

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