Kurt Cobain  Nirvana
Antonio Alonso Martinez (b. 1963)
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's… Read more
Kurt Cobain Nirvana Antonio Alonso Martinez (b. 1963)

Details
Kurt Cobain Nirvana
Antonio Alonso Martinez (b. 1963)
Kurt Cobain Live
signed and dated by the artist on the reverse
oil; fluorescent acrylic; Chromium iron and painted iron (black and blue) on wood
70x59in. (180x150cm.)
Painted in 2009; accompanied by a document concerning the provenance, as supplied by the artist (2)
Provenance
Acquired by the current owner directly from the artist
Special notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

Lot Essay

Antonio Alonso Martinez (born 29 April 1963 in Portugal) is a Spanish/Portuguese painter, who trained in painting at the 'Center for Art and Visual Communication', Lisbon, Portugal. Being born in Portugal to Spanish parents, Martinez controversially opted for Spanish nationality in 1978, as a protest against compulsory military service. He's married to the Portuguese singer songwriter Pilar Homem de Melo. He was fortunate to meet and spend time with Cobain after a Nirvana concert in Vienna.
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