Portrait Of A-One A.K.A. King
Artwork: Portrait Of A-One A.K.A. King
Size: 182.9 x 183.8 cm
Medium: Acrylic, oilstick and marker on canvas mounted on tied wood supports
Creation year: 1982
Marks: Signed, titled and dated ''PORTRAIT OF A ONE A.K.A. KINGS' Jean Michel Basquiat SEPT 1982' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Executed in 1982. This work has been requested for inclusion in the artist's forthcoming exhibition Warhol | Basquiat: Collaborations organized by the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, to be held from April 6 - August 30, 2022
Provenance: Bonlow Gallery, New York; Private CollectionSotheby's, New York, November 11, 1986, lot 274;Sidney Janis Gallery, New YorkMugrabi Collection (acquired from the previous in the early 1990s); Private Collection (acquired from the previous); Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2014
Exhibition history: Coral Gables, Quintana Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat: 1980-1988, December 17, 1996 - February 1997, pp. 28, 66 (illustrated, p. 29)Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario; Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now's the Time, February 7 - November 1, 2015, p. 222 (illustrated, p. 77)Tokyo, Mori Arts Center Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Made in Japan, September 21 - November 17, 2019Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria, Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines, December 1, 2019 - April 13, 2020, p. 345 (illustrated, p. 65)

Phillips New York

Date: 2020-12-07
Lot Number: 16
Low Estimate: $10000000 [-1%]
High Estimate: $15000000 [-34%]
Hammer Price: $9885463
Sold For: $11500000