11 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 220,900
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
Keith Haring (1958-1990)
signed, inscribed and dated '1 K. Haring 78 SVA' (on lower right edge of right element); signed, inscribed and dated '2 K. Haring 78 SVA' (on lower right edge of left element)
sumi ink, acrylic and spray enamel on paper
overall: 53½ x 75¼ in. (135.8 x 191.1 cm.)
Painted in 1978. (2)
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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Estate of Keith Haring.
Gift from the artist to the present owner, 1978
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