The First Original Banksy On Auction in SA

WORDS Lindi Brownell Meiring

The first original Banksy artwork to go on auction in Africa was sold this week (27 & 28 October 2014) at the Stephan Welz & Co. Fine Art and Collectables Auction in Cape Town.

Titled “Flying Copper”, the highly collectable serigraph is numbered 123/150 and signed by the artist. Estimated to sell for between R200 000 and R300 000, it sold for R200 000.

“Madonna”, from the ICON series by acclaimed Los Angeles-based street artist, Mr Brainwash was also up for auction. Signed and dated by the artist, the work was estimated to sell for between R250 000 and R350 000. It sold for R260 000.

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