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Jean-Michel Basquiat


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November 17, 01:40 AM GMT


12,000,000 - 18,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Jean-Michel Basquiat



signed, titled Saxaphone and dated 86' (on the reverse)

acrylic and oilstick on canvas 

66 by 60 in.

167.6 by 152.4 cm.

Executed in 1986. 



1960 - 1988年




66 x 60 英寸

167.6 x 152.4 公分


Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
Private Collection, Brussels 
Christie’s London, 24 June 1993, lot 103 
Private Collection, New York 
Sotheby’s New York, 19 November 1997, lot 55 (consigned by the above) 
Private Collection (acquired from the above sale) 
Sotheby’s London, 26 June 2012, lot 20 (consigned by the above) 
Private Collection (acquired from the above sale)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Galerie Enrico Navarra, et al., Jean-Michel Basquiat, 3rd Ed., Vol. II, Paris 2000, no. 8, pp. 242-243, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., Ravenna, Loggetta Lombardesca, Arte Americana, ultimo decennio, 2000, p. 11 (illustrated)
Dietmar Elger and Ulrich Krempel, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Malerei und Plastik: Bestandsverzeichnis, Vol. II, no. 123, Hannover 2003, p. 56, illustrated
Salzburg, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Bilder 1984-86, July-August 1986, pp. 22-23, illustrated in color 
Hannover, Sprengel Museum, June 2001-April 2012 (on loan)