Sale 13DD01 | Lot 35

Blek le Rat

Catalogue: Doyle+Design / Street Art / Photographs
Blek le Rat

Lot Details

Lot 35
Blek le Rat
French, b. 1951
Total Respect (Yuri Gagarin), 2003
Signed Blek (lr)
Acrylic on canvas
24 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches

Considered the father of stencil graffiti, Blek le Rat (aka Xavier Prou) is one of France's first and most important graffiti artists. An essential influence on much of the Street Art world, Banksy himself was quoted as stating "every time I think I've painted something slightly original, I find out that Blek le Rat has done it as well, only twenty years earlier."

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Areas of cracquelure throughout. Surface grime.

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Doyle+Design / Street Art / Photographs

Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 10am EDT
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