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Lot 8044
This lot consists of a hand-stenciled aerosol painting on a reclaimed Metal European Speed Limit sign, with "Banksy" hand stenciled on bottom. This large metal sign features the "Heavy Weaponry Rocket Bomb Elephant" painted in black spray paint. This contempory piece is done in the challenging graffiti style of the enigmatic street artist, Banksy (British, 1974-). Large metal road sign measures approximately 35" in diameter.

Banksy is an anonymous English-based street artist, vandal, political activist and painter, Banksy combines dark humor with graffiti done in a distinctive stenciling technique. His works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world.
PROVENANCE:
Private Collection -- European Estate

DIMENSIONS:
Approx. Circle 35" Diameter


Finger Lakes Auction has been commissioned to liquidate several private collections of fine art. The pieces in this auction came from established collectors both in the United States and Europe. This is one of the pieces from those collections.

Please note: This work is being sold "In the style of" the named artist. “In the style of” works are works by an unknown creator whose style is strongly under the influence of the style of the named master artist.

Please use photos as part of the description. The absence of condition report does not guarantee excellent condition. Please contact us for an in-hand evaluation or for additional photos. Finger Lakes Fine Art Auction and Appraisers-- Upstate New York's Finest Gallery.

Condition

Overall nice condition with typical signs of wear. Image and signature are bold, strong and show very well. Please see photos for more detail.

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Banksy (British, 1974- ) - Graffiti Painting - style of

Estimate $5,000 - $10,000Mar 2, 2019