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Banksy (British, b.1974)
LOT ID: 92865
Because I'm Worthless (Signed - Authenticated), 2004

Screenprint
19.3 х 13.4 in. (49.02 x 34.04 cm.)
Signed, Banksy '04, and stamped with the Pictures on Walls blindstamp
Print/Casting Year 2004
Edition of 75
Foundry/Publisher Pictures on Walls, pub.
Lot description
This work is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from Pest Control.
This early Banksy print entitled "Because I'm Worthless" is perhaps one of Banksy's most famous images. Banksy's rats are his most recognizable icon, and he has used them countless times in public works all over the world. The rat symbolizes his anti-capitalist beliefs and represents the everyday working man. Originally the rat was thought to be an anagram for art, although Banksy later admitted that this was an afterthought. This work is from the signed edition of 75, rather than the unsigned edition of 175.
Because I'm Worthless (Signed - Authenticated) by Banksy
  • Because I'm Worthless (Signed - Authenticated) by Banksy
  • Because I'm Worthless (Signed - Authenticated) by Banksy
  • Because I'm Worthless (Signed - Authenticated) by Banksy
  • Because I'm Worthless (Signed - Authenticated) by Banksy
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