Banksy Unseen Artwork. Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ sale of Modern and Contemporary Art on Thursday 5th December is the London auctioneer’s first foray into the worlds of Impressionist & Modern Art, and Post-War and Contemporary Art.
A previously unseen and unique variant from Banksy’s Barcode Leopard series of works, signed by the artist, is the largest painted canvas so far seen on the auction market. At 84 x 91.5 cm, the canvas has been in a private London collection for the past 10 years, having been purchased by the vendor from a friend of the artist. The signature image will be recognisable to Bansky aficionados as the series includes both an editioned series on canvas, and screenprints on paper. The painting has been authenticated by Pest Control Office, London and is offered at £80,000 – 120,000. [Lot 141].
The sale is on view at Bloomsbury House, Maddox Street, London, from Sunday to Wednesday 1-4 November, 9.30am – 5.30pm, Online bidding with no additional premium will be available via www.bloomsburyauctions.com.