GINSBERG, AllenOriginal photographic portrait of Jack Kerouac, 11 x 7 inches (image size), inscribed in the margin below the image: “Jack... (No place: no date, but circa 1985). Ginsberg’s most famous photograph, purchased by the current owner from the Holly Solomon Gallery where Ginsberg’s photographs were first shown and offered for sale in 1985. Framed and glazed. Fifteen years ago, at Sotheby’s auction entitled Allen Ginsberg and Friends, including property from the Estates of Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, a copy of this photograph realized $17,250.00 [Sotheby’s Sale 7351, Lot 23, on October 7, 1999]; that photograph bore a somewhat longer inscription mentioning the fact that Kerouac was “visiting Burroughs at my house. He (Kerouac) was writing Dr. Sax & Subterraneans" Fine condition. Framed and glazed.(more)
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