Sale 13DD01 | Lot 53

Stay High 149

Catalogue: Doyle+Design / Street Art / Photographs
Stay High 149

Lot Details

Lot 53
Stay High 149
American, 1951-2012
Signed with artist's mark throughout and signed W. Roberts (lr)
Acrylic and marker on masonite
11 3/4 x 34 5/8 inches

Featured prominently in Norman Mailer's The Faith of Graffiti, Stay High 149 is one of the original graffiti pioneers. Adapting the stick figure logo from the television show The Saint, Stay High 149 worked tirelessly through the early 70s, with the legends claiming he could tag 300 trains in one day. Stay High 149, aka Wayne Roberts, passed away in 2012, leaving behind legions of dedicated fans and the utmost repsect of the graffiti community.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,062 (includes buyer's premium)

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Overall good condition.

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,062 (includes buyer's premium)

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Doyle+Design / Street Art / Photographs

Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 10am EDT
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