18 May 2001
Chuck Close (b. 1940)
signed and dated 'Close 1973' (lower left) and titled '"Keith"' (right edge)
ink and graphite on paper
21½ x 17¼ in. (54.6 x 43.7 cm.)
Drawn in 1973.
Acquired directly from the artist
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L. Lyons and R. Storr, Chuck Close, New York, 1987, p. 65 (illustrated)
L. Meisel, Photorealism, New York, 1980, p.136 (illustrated)
Please note the additional literature reference:
L. Meisel, Photorealism, New York, 1980, p.136 (illustrated).
The correct medium is ink and graphite on paper.
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