DescriptionThe Beatles Related Klaus Voormann Three Pieces Signed Artwork. Klaus Voormann first met the Beatles in Hamburg Germany when he took a walk down the Reeperbahn. He heard this loud music coming out of the Kaiserkeller club. He walked in on a performance by Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. The next band up was the Beatles. Klaus was so knocked out that the next day he brought his friends Astrid Kirchherr and Jurgen Vollmer. That started a friendship that has lasted to this day.
Neil Aspinall commissioned Klaus to create some original images for the Anthology series. Overseen by Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and Yoko Ono, Klaus suggested Beatles' posters in a peeling design with album covers over the course of the band's tenure. Working with friend and fellow artist Alfons Kiefer, the work required over 1,000 hours to make it a reality.
Lot includes: 1) The Mathew Street gallery poster measuring approx: 16.5" by 23.5" in Near Mint Minus condition. Number 141/750 hand signed by Klaus; 2) Lithographic print entitled "Pauli" This is an artist proof measuring approx: 15 3/4" by 19 1/2" in Near Mint Minus condition. Hand signed by Klaus Voormann; 3) Black and white print measuring approx: 9" by 15" in double mat measuring approx: 18" by 24" in Near Mint Minus condition. Low number 4/200. Hand signed by Klaus Voormann. Add these desirable examples to the collection. COA from Heritage Auctions.
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