Lot 483
  • 483


120,000 - 180,000 USD
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  • Eggs 
  • signed with Jean-Michel Basquiat's initials
  • acrylic, silkscreen ink and oilstick on canvas
  • 14 by 11 in. 35.6 by 27.9 cm.
  • Executed in 1984-1985.


Estate of Andy Warhol
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., New York
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Christie's, New York, 11 March 2009, Lot 39
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

“The paintings which resulted from [Warhol and Basquiat’s] collaboration are the perfect testimony to the depth and importance of their friendship. The quality of the paintings mirrors the quality of the relationship. The sense of humor which permeates all of the works recalls the laughter while they were being made. They are truly an invention of what William S. Burroughs called 'The Third Mind'—two amazing minds fusing together to create a third totally separate and unique one.” Keith Haring, "Painting the Third Man (1988)" reprinted in Exh. Cat., Milwaukee Art Museum, Andy Warhol: The Last Decade, 2009, p. 205

This work is stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., and numbered VF PA99.051 on the reverse.