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  • 25 September 2019

RESULTS | Banksy Online Auction Totals £1,122,750 / $1,470,802 / €1,256,357

Banksy: I can’t believe you morons actually buy this sh*t online auction totals £1,122,750 / $1,470,802 / €1,256,357

Auction result doubles pre-sale estimate of £587,000

100% Sold

Registered bidders from 16 countries across 4 continents

Top lot: Banksy, Girl with Balloon - Colour AP (Gold) realised £395,250 / $517,777 - Record for a Banksy print and European record for a work sold online at Christie’s

About Christie’s

Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had auction sales in 2019 that totalled £4.5 billion / $5.8 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.

Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.