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  •  Jasper Johns, White Flag, 1955, Image: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York / Art Resource, NY, Artwork: © 2022 Jasper Johns / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York  

    "The fact that I make these drawings out of charcoal is in itself quite profound, because it’s a mourning material. It’s burnt. It’s dust. They’re incredibly fragile."
    —Robert Longo

    • Provenance

      Metro Pictures, New York
      Private Collection, USA
      Christie's, New York, March 6, 2014, lot 56
      Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


Black Flag #5

signed, partially titled and dated "Bk Fg Robert Longo '89" on the reverse of the backing board
charcoal on paper
59 1/2 x 76 3/4 x 4 in. (151.1 x 194.9 x 10.2 cm)
Executed in 1989.

Full Cataloguing

$50,000 - 70,000 

Contact Specialist

Avery Semjen
Head of Sale, New Now
212 940 1207

New Now

New York Auction 28 September 2022