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Four original Kurt Cobain drawings up for auction

Heritage Auctions will be holding a live auction on April 5, 2008 which includes four pieces of artwork done by Kurt Cobain in his high school days (the artwork has been authenticated):

  • Kurt Cobain Signed "Fender" Sketch. This 10.5" x 5.5" pencil-and-ink Fender guitar-themed sketch on illustration board was drawn by the late Nirvana frontman while a student at Aberdeen High School, circa 1982-84. A rare sample of Cobain's artwork, the piece is in Excellent condition, and is signed "Kurt Cobain per 5" on the back in black ink. Accompanied by a notarized letter of authenticity from Cobain's high school art teacher. Opening bid: $750.



  • Kurt Cobain Signed Sumo Wrestler Sketch. This 18" x 16" drawing in pencil and felt tip on illustration board features a stylized sumo wrestler standing over the remains of two smashed guitars under a caption that reads "Trash all others! Buy a Fender." Drawn by the late Nirvana frontman while a student at Aberdeen High School circa 1982-84, the piece is a rare sample of Cobain's artwork, signed "K Cobain" in orange felt tip in the lower right corner and in Excellent condition. Accompanied by a notarized letter of authenticity from Cobain's high school art teacher. Opening bid: $1,250.



  • Kurt Cobain Unsigned Practice Drawing. This is an unsigned 22" x 17" airbrush illustration of a guitarist playing in the middle of an abstract landscape, painted by the late Nirvana frontman while a student at Aberdeen High School, circa 1982-84. The piece was painted as a practice sketch before completing a final assignment. A rare sample of Cobain's artwork, it is in Excellent condition. Accompanied by a notarized letter of authenticity from Cobain's high school art teacher. Opening bid: $2,000.



  • Kurt Cobain Signed Airbrush Painting. This 19" x 12" airbrush illustration of an abstract landscape was painted by the late Nirvana frontman while a student at Aberdeen High School, circa 1982-84. A rare sample of Cobain's artwork, the piece is in Excellent condition, and is signed simply "Cobain" in red felt tip in the lower right corner. Accompanied by a notarized letter of authenticity from Cobain's high school art teacher. Opening bid: $1,750.



    The 2008 April Music & Entertainment Memorabilia Signature Auction will take place in Dallas, Texas on April 5 at 1 PM. Until then you can bid on the items online. Visit Heritage Auction Galleries for more information.

    Posted in NFC news section at www.nirvanaclub.com on 03-30-2008 @ 8:34 AM (GMT).

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