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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A mural by British graffiti artisan Banksy that was corrective on a Los Angeles gas base bank will be auctioned off in December and is accepted to back upwards of $150,000, Julienâ€™s Auctions said on Monday.
The mural, advantaged â€śFlower Girl,â€ť was corrective on the brick bank of a gas base in 2008. Measuring 9 anxiety by 8 feet, the mural shows the contour of a babe attractive up at a closed-circuit television camera beginning from a vine.
It is estimated to back amid $150,000 and $300,000 as Banksy has become a coveted abreast artist.
â€śBanksy is not alone provocative, but absolutely entertaining. It makes it absolutely fun to action his art forth with so abounding added abundant artists of our time,â€ť Martin Nolan, controlling administrator of Julienâ€™s Auctions, said in a statement.
â€śFlower Girlâ€ť is the alone mural on the block on December 5 in Beverly Hills, California, as allotment of Julienâ€™s Auctions â€śStreet Artâ€ť collection. Added works in the lot accommodate canvases and cardboard pieces by artery artists such as Risk, Indie 184 and MearOne.
Banksy is a pseudonym for an ambiguous British graffiti artisan who aboriginal emerged in Bristol, England, as allotment of an underground accumulation of artists. He has become accepted for his brand spray-paint stencils that action amusing commentary.
He carefully hides his character and absolute name, but verifies his works by featuring them on his website (www.banksy.co.uk). Banksy appeared in the 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary â€śExit Through the Gift Shopâ€ť with his face blocked and articulation altered.
Since the artwork was corrective on clandestine property, the artisan is not advantaged to any profits from a consecutive sale, said Michael Doyle, the consignments administrator for Julienâ€™s Auctions.
Doyle said the bargain abode was contacted by the seller, whose character is actuality kept confidential. Doyle added that the bargain had been austere by the buyer of the gas station, who had the area of the bank announcement the artwork removed.
Earlier this year, two spray-painted murals by Banksy were pulled from an bargain in Miami, including one advantaged â€śSlave Labour.â€ť Questions arose about the buying of â€śSlave Labourâ€ť and how the bargain abode acquired it.
â€śSlave Labourâ€ť eventually awash at a clandestine bargain in London for $1.1 actor in June.
Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Eric Kelsey and Stacey Joyce