BANKSY | YOU CAN'T FOOL ALL OF THE PEOPLE...
YOU CAN'T FOOL ALL OF THE PEOPLE...
Spray paint and emulsion on wood, 2005, this work is unique
442 by 582mm 17⅜ by 22⅞in
This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control Office.
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This work is in very good and original condition. The wooden board is irregularly cut with two staples towards the vertical right edge which support a hanging bracket on the reverse. There is some associated splintering along the edges, some cracks and some surface inconsistencies in the wood throughout the work, which are in keeping with the artist's working process and choice of support. There is no restoration apparent when examined under ultra violet light.
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