Lot 824: Beatles: George Harrison

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-01-22 16:29:42

Lot 824: Terrific color limited edition 17.25 x 25.25 lithograph entitled 'Piggies,' depicting a warthog and wife cannibalizing at a fine dining restaurant, numbered 714/850, signed in the lower border in pencil by Harrison, as well as the artist, Keith West. Housed in its original Genesis Publications Limited folder. In fine condition. Penned by Harrison and released on the Beatles' eponymously titled 1968 double album, 'Piggies' offered lyrics suggestive of an Orwellian society led by socially offensive yet outwardly polished creatures. This print, in disturbing detail, visually idealizes the song's final three lines: 'You can see them out for dinner / With their piggy wives / Clutching forks and knives to eat their bacon.' RR Auction's Fine Autographs And Artifacts Auction 469 Wednesday, 10th February 2016 Estimate: $1000-2000
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