Untitled (Head)
Artwork: Untitled (Head)
Size: 76.2 x 55.9 cm
Medium: Ink and oilstick on paper
Creation year: 1982
Marks: Inscribed BASQ-0799 on the reverse
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Robert Miller Gallery, New York; Leo Malca, New York; Christie's New York, May 12, 2004, Lot 387 ; Galerie Hopkins-Custot, Paris; Private Collection, Milan; Ben Brown Fine Arts, London ; Acquired by the present owner from the previous
Exhibition history: New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat Drawings, November 1990, p. 40, illustrated in color; Santa Fe, Bellas Artes, Baziotes to Basquiat: 1950s to 1990s, August - September 1992; Coral Gables, Quintana Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat: 1980-1988, December 1996 - February 1997, pp. 52-53, illustrated in color; New York, Malca Fine Art, In Your Face, June - August 1997, p. 44, illustrated in color; New York, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, Embracing the Muse: Africa and African American Art, January - March 2004, p. 87, illustrated in color; Paris, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Jean-Michel Basquiat, October 2018 - January 2019, pp. 60-61, illustrated in color (in installation at Robert Miller Gallery, New York, 1990), and p. 82, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 8
Low Estimate: $3000000 [+13%]
High Estimate: $4000000 [-15%]
Hammer Price: $3400000
Sold For: $4100000