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signed by artist, across bottom in black ink: William Burroughs' later phase as painter, “Shotgun art” a beginning work at his side, “The Bunker” / his old loft on New York’s Bowery, 1984. He’d recently moved to Lawrence, Kansas, was visiting / New York. Allen Ginsberg; lower center of mat typed on white paper (has separated from mat): Phase ultérieure de William Burroughs comme peintre, “Shotgun Art” une oeuvre des débuts à côté de lui, “The Bunker”, son ancient loft du Bowery à New York, 1984. Il avait récemment déménagé à Lawrence, Kansas, et était en visite à New York.; on verso, by unknown hand, lower center in graphite: GD-AG-50; lower right: GDC-953; by unknown hand, lower left of mat circled in graphite: #29; lower center: Image #8128 GD-AG-50; lower right GDC-953 37

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Gary and Ellen Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2012.

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