Auction Date: 17/10/2017 at 10:30 am
Murderabilia – Notorious Serial Killer – Rare John Wayne Gacy (1942-1994) Original ‘I’m Pogo The Clown’ ‘Hello’ Oil Painting – J.W. Gacy to the front and with an inscription to the reverse ‘Enjoy Pogo as much as I enjoyed doing it for you, Best Wishes [signed] John Wayne Gacy ‘85’, a rare Pogo with left hand waving hello, purportedly only 100 examples commissioned, with three signatures altogether, oil on canvas, measures 35.5x45.7cm – depicts Pogo waving. Note: John Wayne Gacy was an American serial killer who sexually assaulted, tortured and murdered at least 33 teenaged boys and young men between 1972 and 1978. Gacy became known as the ‘Killer Clown’ because of his charitable services at fundraising events and children’s parties where he would dress as ‘Pogo The Clown’.