14 December 1999
Jean Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
Untitled (Velvet Venus Drawing)
xerox image and tape on cardboard
14 x 18 in. (35.5 x 45.7 cm.)
This work is stamped with the Andy Warhol Collection stamp and numbered NW14.101 (on the reverse).
Andy Warhol, New York (acquired from the artist).
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A photo-certificate issued by the Authentication committee of the Estate of the Jean Michel Basquiat accompanies this drawing.
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