JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT | UNTITLED (STUDY)
1960 - 1988
signed on the reverse
oilstick on paper
14 by 11 in. 35.6 by 27.9 cm.
framed: 22½ by 19¼ in. 57.2 by 48.9 cm.
Executed in 1981.
This work is in very good condition overall. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat intermittently along the edges. There is evidence of very faint time-staining around the edges of the sheet. There are scattered smudges throughout, inherent to the time of execution. Framed under Plexiglas.
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Galerie 1900.2000, Paris
Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the above)
Sotheby's, London, 22 October 2002, Lot 389
Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Paris, Musée-Galerie de la Seita,
Jean-Michel Basquiat. Peinture, dessin, écriture, December 1993 - February 1994, p. 32
Shanghai, Duolun Museum of Modern Art; Beijing, Imperial City Art Museum, Jean-Michel Basquiat, February - April 2006, p. 101
Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, Château La Coste, Jean-Michel Basquiat, August - October 2019, p. 124