Kurt Cobain Self-Portrait Sold for Over $281,000
A 1992 self-portrait sketched by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has so at auction for over $281,000.
The caricature was originally created while Nirvana was on tour in Singapore, promoting Nevermind in 1992. Cobain gifted the drawing to freelance photographer Jacque Chong, and captioned it “Kurdt Kobain [sic] Rock Star." The drawing also reads, “I don’t know how to play and I don’t give a hoot!”
Julien's Auctions originally estimated the drawings value between $10,000-$20,000, but after 21 bids, the piece went for an astounding $281,250. View the drawing and the official announcement below.