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Details & Cataloguing

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Banksy
B. 1974
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stencilled with the artist's name on the overturn edge; signed, dated 2002 and dedicated on the stretcher
acrylic and spray paint stencil on canvas
35.5 by 28 cm. 14 by 11 in.
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This work is accompanied by a Pest Control certificate. 

Provenance

Private Collection, United States (a gift from the artist)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

London, Dragon Bar, Santa's Ghetto, December 2003 (example unknown)

Catalogue Note

“I don’t know why people are so keen to put the details of their private life in the public: they forget that invisibility is a superpower” (Banksy cited in: Exh. Cat., Amsterdam, Modern Contemporary Museum, Laugh Now, 2019, p. 135).

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