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    Sale 7672

    Post War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Afternoon)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 333

    Blek Le Rat (b. 1951)

    Beggar In Paris

    Price Realised  


    Blek Le Rat (b. 1951)
    Beggar In Paris
    signed and dated 'Blek Le Rat 2006' (lower right); signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Blek Le Rat 2006 1/3 BEGGAR IN PARIS' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and spray-enamel on canvas
    63¾ x 51¼in. (161.9 x 130.2cm.)
    Executed in 2006, this work is number one from an edition of three

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    Leonard Street Gallery, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.

    Pre-Lot Text



    London, Leonard Street Gallery, Blek Le Rat: Iconic Images from the Last Three Decades, October-December 2006.