John Lennon’s Drawings, Poems and Prose on Auction Block

By ABC News Radio

Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesThe largest private collection of John Lennon‘s artwork and poems is scheduled for auction at Sotheby’s in New York City next week.

The collection contains 89 original drawings, poems and prose the late Beatle did for his books, In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works, which were published during the height of Beatlemania in the mid-1960s.

“This is the first time that this artwork — the original artwork — has been seen in the United States,” says Richard Austin of Sotheby’s. Austin says the collection of material to be auctioned has “very rarely, …read more

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