Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990)
Inscribed and signed "FOR BRIGID-/MERRY CHRISTMAS!!/HO-HO-HO-Keith" within the composition.
Ink and stickers on manila envelope, 15 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (39.3 x 29.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered creases and staining, tears to edges, the stickers on the verso have come unglued in places.
Provenance: Gift of the artist to Brigid Berlin; Private Collection, New York; Sotheby's, New York, Contemporary Art, June 8, 2012, Sale N09970, Lot 34; private collection.
N.B. Keith Haring addressed this work to Brigid Berlin, an artist, socialite, and close friend of Andy Warhol, at the address of Warhol's New York City studio, known as the Factory. Warhol moved his Factory to 22 East 33rd Street in 1984.
Inscribed "TO:/BRIGID/22 EAST 33RD/NYC./683-500/FROM:/KEITH HARING/611 BROADWAY/ROOM 428" on the verso.
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