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Steve Kaufman Original Print Frank Sinatra Mug Shot

Lot 6910110
This is a limited edition print of the famous Frank Sinatra mug shot, done by well known Pop artist Steve Kaufman. The image is taken from the actual police photo. It is enhanced with an intense blue--kind of like "old blue eyes" himself.

  • Artist: Steve Kaufman
  • Title: "Frank Sinatra Mug Shot"
  • Medium: Hand embellished silkscreen; stretched and unframed
  • Edition: Numbered 29/100 in marker on the verso
  • Signature: Initialed by the artist "SAK" in black marker on the verso
  • Size: 25 x 36 inches
  • Condition: Very good; some slight denting to the canvas
  • Retail details: This piece can be found on the artist's own website at the retail price of $3,000, but it is no longer available.

    This infamous photo has become an iconic image, and Steve Kaufman has made it into Pop art, and, larger than life!

    Biography:Steve Kaufman (1960- ) was born in the Bronx, New York, and began his art career as a kid, painting faces on pet-rocks for Macy's department store. Later, he worked as an assistant to Andy Warhol in Warhol s factory. He eventually opened his own gallery, and hired many homeless and ex-gang members to work for him. Kaufman became known for his charity work, not just monetarily, but through personal visitation. He contributed an AIDS Memorial in New York City, and a Meals on Wheels mural on the walls of the legendary Spago Restaurant in Los Angeles. His artwork can be found today in a wide array of public and private institutions around the world, including The White House, and the Smithsonian Institution. He was commissioned to paint artist portraits by the estates of two of the greatest artists of all time, Van Gogh and Picasso. Kaufman is recognized around the world as one of the greatest living Pop artists.

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  • Condition

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    Starting Bid

    $1,250.00

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    Steve Kaufman Original Print Frank Sinatra Mug Shot

    Auction ended on Thu, Apr 16, 2009
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    Estimate $3,000 - $4,250
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