The Beatles. John Lennon Original Drawings and Manuscripts at Sotheby’s auctions New York. The Largest Private Collection Of John Lennon’s Work Ever To Come To Market Revealing His Literary And Artistic Talent.
Thursday 29 May 2014 at 10:00am. 1334 York Avenue (@ 72nd St).
An important collection of John Lennon autograph drawings and manuscripts produced by the artist for his critically acclaimed books: In His Own Write (1964) and A Spaniard in the Works (1965). Including 89 lots ranging from $500 to $70,000, this is the largest private collection of John Lennon’s work ever to come to market. The sale coincides with two important landmarks for Lennon: the 50th anniversary of the publication of In His Own Write; and the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ landmark first appearance in America on the Ed Sullivan show, which launched them into the pop stratosphere.
WHEN: Thursday 29 May, 10am (crews welcome from 9am).
WHERE: Sotheby’s New York, 1334 York Avenue (@72nd Street), 2th floor galleries.
AUCTION: Sotheby’s New York. John Lennon ‘You Might Well Arsk’: Original Drawings and Manuscripts, 1964-65, 4 June 2014.