10 September 2007
Chuck Close (b. 1940)
Study for John
signed and dated 'Close 1972' (lower right) and titled 'Study for "John"' (upper left)
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.5 cm.)
Executed in 1972. This work is unique.
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