AFTER JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
1966 - 1988
Screenprint in colours, 2001, after the painting from 1982-83, numbered H.C. 4/15 (an hors commerce impression aside from the edition of 85), with the estate stamp verso, signed in pencil and dated by Gerard Basquiat (the administrator of the Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat), printed by Brand X Editions, New York, published by DeSanctis Carr Fine Art, Los Angeles, on Saunders 410 Hot Press watercolour paper, framed
sheet: 1018 by 1015mm 40⅛ by 40in
The full sheet, printed to the edges, in good condition apart from a few areas of creasing with associated slight pigment loss at centre, and upper and left sheet edges, some further fine craquelure in areas, the tips of sheet slightly softened, the verso with pale backboard-staining and a few slight handling marks, framed.
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