In new York auction sold drawings of John Lennon and Kurt Cobain

In new York auction sold drawings of John Lennon and Kurt Cobain

NEW YORK, may 21. /Offset. TASS Ivan sawyers/. 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.

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 official representative of the auction house’s Darren Julien earlier told TASS that the authenticity of the picture no doubt. “We are 100 percent confident that it is the hand of John Lennon”, — he pointed out. According to experts Julien’s Auctions, a drawing was discovered in the UK, in the house, where for several years he lived Lennon.

JUST SOLD FOR $87,500! John Lennon”s sketch of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover!

— Juliens Auctions (@JuliensAuctions) may 20, 2017

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”.

According to Julien’s Auctions, Cobain gave the drawing to the members of his family. The painting was put up for auction by the father of musician Donald Cobain.

JUST SOLD FOR $64,000! An original painting by Kurt Cobain! #JuliensAuctions #Music #Memorabilia #Auction #HardRockCafe #NYC #KurtCobain

— Juliens Auctions (@JuliensAuctions) may 20, 2017

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).