New York, East
19 November 1996
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
signed 'warhol' lower right
brush and black ink and inkblot drawing on paper mounted on board
19 x 11in. (48 x 28cm.)
Drawn circa 1952.
Acquired directly from the artist.
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