1 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 13,750
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
$ (1) (cf. F. & S. II.280)
screenprint in colours, 1981-82, on Lenox Museum Board, a unique colour variant, signed in pencil on the reverse, inscribed to Ian, numbered 22/25, published by the artist, with his copyright stamp verso, printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, with his blindstamp at lower left, printed to the edges of the sheet (as published), the colours fresh, skilful restoration to several creases at the right and elsewhere, a minor scuff through the signature verso, framed
L., S. 501 x 400 mm.
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Given by the artist and dedicated to Ian Schrager of Studio 54.
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