Jean-Michel Basquiat Jawbone of an Ass, Set II, 1982/2005 Silkscreen on Lenox Museum Board 61 x 48 inches (154.94 x 121.92 cm) Edition HC 1 of 20 Signed by Gerard Basquiat, executor of the estate, on verso
Provenance: Taglialatella Galleries, New York
Hello, as I am sure you are aware, the Basquiat market has been extremely hot. I would welcome the chance to bring this work to market in either our December or January Art + Design auctions.
Thank you for your interest in our auction house.
We would be delighted to include those works in our next auction. We have a great opportunity with our Limited Edition, December 6th (deadline October 30th). They would fit perfectly and we would present them with all the prestige they deserve.
Please find below the estimates we suggest you.
Jean Michel Basquiat :
8 000/12 000€
Several have been presented at auctions the past years. Even though some had higher results all of them had this estimates. We think it is representative of the quality of the work as sufficiently attractive for potentials buyers to raise the result. You must keep in mind that this is a postum edition form a previous print of 1982 and it is only signed by the artist father.
Andy Warhol :
25 000/30 000€
This is a more steady market and a recurrent estimates. Still, we have demands for this series from Andy Warhol.
Yoshimoto Nara :
8 000/12 000€
We would agree to grant you privileged conditions should you accept our estimates. We do realize they are far from yours but we are experienced auctioneer with in depth knowledge of the art market, we already sold many works from those artists and you can be sure that our expertise and estimates are well aligned with todays market.
Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me directly, you have my full contacts details below.
Département Livres, Manuscrits et Estampes - Books, Manuscripts and Prints Department
T. +33 1 53 30 30 48
Thank you for the valuation request. This HC edition I can't really find. You bought it in a gallery or an auction house?
Dear Sir, we could propose the artwork in our next Modern and Contemporary Art auction in November, but we need images of the verso and please the EXACT measures in inches.
Dear Sir or Madam,
Thank you for contacting us through mearto.com. We would be very pleased to offer your Basquiat print in our upcoming auction of Prints & Multiples in Zurich on 9 December, with an estimate of CHF 20 000 - 30 000.
As our deadline for consignments is fast approaching, if this estimate is acceptable to you we invite you to contact as soon as possible in order to discuss terms and arrange delivery. Please contact myself or our department head, Silke Stahlschmidt, at [email protected]