12 May 2004
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
Bird as Buddha
signed, titled and dated '"BIRD AS BUDDHA" Jean-Michel Basquiat 1984' (on the reverse)
20rylic and oil on canvas
63 x 60 in. (160 x 152.4 cm.)
Painted in 1984.
Mary Boone Gallery, New York
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E. Navarra, Jean-Michel Basquiat, vol.II, Paris 1996, pp.132-133 (illustrated).
New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, May 1984, no.6 (illustrated).
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