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An Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Robert Rauschenberg and Others Signed Jacket. A vintage Lee-brand denim jacket owned by Taylor Mead, a performance artist who appeared in many of Andy Warhol's underground films; signed on the back (at different times) in black felt-tip ink by Mead's buddies including Warhol, Basquiat (who added his "SAMO" pseudonym), and Rauschenberg (who added the date "10-31-79");  Warhol died suddenly following gall bladder surgery in February 1987, Basquiat succumbed to a heroin overdose the following year at age 27, and Rauschenberg continued to produce art until his death in 2008. Accompanied by a handwritten letter of authenticity from Mead.
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An Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Robert Rau

Estimate $4,800 - $7,200
Dec 13, 2011
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Starting Price $3,000
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46173: An Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Robert Rau

Sold for $4,250
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Est. $4,800 - $7,200Starting Price $3,000
2011 Music & Entertainment #7042
Dec 13, 2011 2:00 PM EST
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An Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Robert Rauschenberg and Others Signed Jacket. A vintage Lee-brand denim jacket owned by Taylor Mead, a performance artist who appeared in many of Andy Warhol's underground films; signed on the back (at different times) in black felt-tip ink by Mead's buddies including Warhol, Basquiat (who added his "SAMO" pseudonym), and Rauschenberg (who added the date "10-31-79");  Warhol died suddenly following gall bladder surgery in February 1987, Basquiat succumbed to a heroin overdose the following year at age 27, and Rauschenberg continued to produce art until his death in 2008. Accompanied by a handwritten letter of authenticity from Mead.

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