TSENG KWONG CHI | BORDEAUX, FRANCE, 1985
THIS LOT IS BEING OFFERED AT NO RESERVE
Dear Keith: Works from the Personal Collection of Keith Haring
TSENG KWONG CHI
1950 - 1990
BORDEAUX, FRANCE, 1985
signed, titled, dated, numbered AP and inscribed Happy Birthday Keith 1986 in the margin
gelatin silver print
Image: 15 by 15¼ in. (38.1 by 38.7 cm.)
Framed: 23¾ by 23¼ in. (60.3 by 59.1 cm.)
Executed in 1985, this work is an artist's proof.
This gelatin silver print has not been examined out of its frame as originally issued by the photographer. it appears, however, to be in generally excellent condition. The sheet is rippled overall. There is a very small deposit of original retouching in the gray sky area at center right. Framed to the photographer's specifications under Plexiglas.
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Estate of Keith Haring, New York (acquired directly from the artist)
The Keith Haring Foundation (by bequest from the above in 1990)
Tseng Kwong Chi: Ambiguous Ambassador (Tucson, 2005), unpaginated (another example)
Another example of the same edition is in the following public collections:
Center for Creative Photography, Tuscon