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1983 | Acrylic oilstick Canvas
197.8×187.3 cm | 3.70 m²
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Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
In This Case
signed, titled and dated '"IN THIS CASE" 1983 Jean Michel Basquiat' (on the reverse)
acrylic and oilstick on canvas
77 7/8 x 73 ¾ in. (197.8 x 187.3 cm.)
Executed in 1983.

Provenance
Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zürich
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Private collection, Europe
Anon. sale; Sotheby’s, New York, 12 November 2002, lot 26
Gagosian Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2007
Literature
E. Navarra, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Vol. I, Paris, 1996, pp. 74-75, no. 9 (illustrated).
E. Navarra et al., Jean-Michel Basquiat, Vol. II, Paris, 1996, p. 94, no. 9. (illustrated).
T. Shafrazi, Jean-Michel Basquiat, New York, 1999, p. 184 (illustrated).
E. Navarra et al., Jean-Michel Basquiat, Vol. I, Paris, 2000, pp. 166-167 (illustrated).
E. Navarra et al., Jean-Michel Basquiat, Vol. II, Paris, 2000, p. 148, no. 9 (illustrated).
Basquiat, exh. cat, The Brooklyn Museum, 2005, p. 51, fig. 7 (illustrated).
Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now’s the Time, exh. cat., Art Gallery of Ontario, 2015, p. 17.
E. Nairne and H. Holzwarth, Jean Michel Basquiat, 2018, New York, pp. 288-289 and 495 (illustrated).
D. Buchhart and A. Hofbauer, eds., Basquiat By Himself, Munich, 2019, p. 37 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna della Città di Lugano, Villa Malpensata, Jean-Michel Basquiat, March-June 2005, pp. 71 and 164, no. 32 (illustrated).
Milan, Fondazione La Triennale di Milano, The Jean-Michel Basquiat Show, September 2006-January 2007, pp. 250-251, no. 119 (illustrated).
New York, Gagosian Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, February-April 2013, pp. 123 and 205 (illustrated).
Paris, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Jean-Michel Basquiat, October 2018-January 2019, pp. 59 and 204-205, cat. no. 3 (illustrated).
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11 May 2021
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