Shopper the work of British street artist Banksy “Girl with balloon” has decided to pay for it and keep despite the fact that immediately after the hammer blow of the auctioneer the work has samoisklyuchilis by more than half in the shredder, hidden in the frame. This was announced Thursday by the auction house. The woman was convinced that the value of the picture due to injury, is even higher.
The customer from the European Union on condition of anonymity, suggested that more than 1 million pounds for the work of stars of street art at Sotheby’s.
Later on Instagram Banksy has a video in which hooded man sets in picture frames Schroeder. “A few years ago, I secretly built shredder in the picture. In case it is ever put up for auction”, – is spoken in the video description.
According to experts, the decision to purchase this painting can bring the new owner a very specific financial dividends, if it decides to sell it. In a rugged form, the cost of the work of Banksy, according to experts, could increase by half.