Banksy (British, born 1975) Untitled ("Laugh Now ..."), 1998 24 x 28 1/2in (61 x 73.5cm)

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Lot 42
Banksy
(British, born 1975)
Untitled ("Laugh Now ..."), 1998 24 x 28 1/2in (61 x 73.5cm)

Sold for US$ 252,000 inc. premium

Contemporary Art

13 May 2008, 13:00 EDT

New York

Banksy (British, born 1975)
Untitled ("Laugh Now ..."), 1998
spraypaint stenciled on acrylic on board
24 x 28 1/2in (61 x 73.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private Collection, Brooklyn, New York (gift of the artist in 1998)


    Note:
    We are grateful to the artist for confirming the authenticity of this work.

    This lot is a seminal work by the artist. It is a very early stand-alone example of an image that Banksy would come to use frequently in his art.

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  • This work has been authenticated by Pest Control Office.
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