Photo Story: In New York Auction Sold Drawings of John Lennon and Kurt Cobain

The drawings of the leader of the British band The Beatles (the Beatles) John Lennon (1940-1980) and the frontman of the American band Nirvana (Nirvana) Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) was sold at auction held Saturday at the new York auction house Julien’s Auctions. This is stated in message posted on his official website, quoted by Russian Reality.

For $87.5 thousand was sold by Lennon made a sketch image for the cover of the Beatles ‘ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (1967). The picture in black ink imprinted in schematic form, the musicians and flowerbeds lined with the colors of the group. Estimated value of the lot was $40 thousand — $60 thousand.

The picture that you have created Cobain when I was in school, went under the hammer for $64 thousand This amount is many times exceeded the estimated value of lot $2 thousand — $4 thousand On the picture in the red-orange background shows four of a raccoon climbing over the black branches of a tree. In the lower right corner of the canvas signed: “curt”.

Among the most valuable lots also includes a piano, which was played by “the king of rock’ n ‘roll” Elvis Presley (1935-1977), and he owned a diamond ring. Musical instrument was sold for $112,5 thousand and decoration — $204,8 million For $112,5 thousand went under the hammer jacket, which was made by the “king of pop” Michael Jackson (1958-2009).

1 of 1 | May 22, 2017, Monday

In New York Auction Sold Drawings of John Lennon and Kurt Cobain

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