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An excellent original blue ink self-portrait drawn by Lennon on a partially printed (approximately 3 x 5.5 in, 8 x 13.5 cm) page removed from a bartender's notepad (advertising Liqueurs Bardinet and Rhum Negrita).

The appealing image depicting Lennon in a profile portrait pose wearing a pair of glasses.

Signed ('John Lennon') in blue ink to the verso and further signed by Ringo Starr in blue ink with his first name only.

Accompanied by an original printed ticket stub from a Beatles concert held at the Sporthall in Eskilstuna on 29th October 1963 during the band's Autumn 1963 Sweden Tour.

A superb piece of original artwork by Lennon, enhanced by the presence of Starr's signature.

Slight irregular tear to the lower edge.

Provenance: The present drawing is accompanied by a handwritten letter of provenance signed by the original recipient, Irene Carlsson, stating, in full, 'After the Beatles concert in Eskilstuna Sporthall on Tuesday the 29th October 1963, I was invited to meet the Beatles in the bar at the Eskilstuna Staff Hotel. There in the bar John Lennon made this drawing'.

Authentication: Roger Epperson (REAL) Letter of Authenticity and a Gotta Have Rock and Roll Certificate of Authenticity.
John Lennon 1963 Hand Drawn and Signed Self-Portrait (REAL)
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $3,000
Final Bid: $15,000
Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000
Number of Bids:21
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