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Lot Details

Executed in Day-Glo orange and green, this early work by Keith Haring features the artist's characteristically bold lines and playful composition. The work depicts one cartoon figure springing like a Jack in the Box from the head of another. The artwork measures 8 x 6.75 inches (20.3 x 17.1 cm). Please see condition report.

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Inpainting/Instaining
Date: Unavailable – contact Specialist for details
Area: Image
Location: Upper right, Lower right, Upper left, Lower left
Notes: Inspection under black light discloses inpainting.
Degree: Minor
Staining
Date: Unavailable – contact Specialist for details
Area: Image
Location: Lower left
Notes: Spot at lower left, apparently beneath the paint layer.
Degree: Minor

Definition Key
Area
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.



Degree
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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Provenance:
  • Gift from the artist, ca. 1982; Private collection, New York; Private collection, Los Angeles
  • Pickup Location: California, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 8 x 6.75 in. (20.32 x 17.14 cm.)
Accepted: Wire Transfer, Check
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