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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 309

    Banksy (b. 1975)

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    Price Realised  


    Banksy (b. 1975)
    Keep It Real
    stenciled 'BANKSY' (lower right)
    acrylic and spray enamel on canvas
    20 7/8 x 18in. (53 x 45.6cm.)
    Executed in 2002, this work is unique in this format

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    This work has been authenticated by Pest Control Office.

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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    AndA Boutique, Tokyo.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2002.