A staff member holds Banksy’s Girl and Balloon (two parts) during a pre-auction press viewing at Christie’s in London on Friday. Photo: AP
A staff member holds Banksy’s Girl and Balloon (two parts) during a pre-auction press viewing at Christie’s in London on Friday. Photo: AP
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Rare edition of Banksy’s Girl With Balloon up for auction for first time

  • The two-part version of the UK street artist’s signature work is expected to fetch up to US$4.75 million when it goes under the hammer in London
  • Unlike other iterations of the painting, the diptych depicts the little girl and her heart-shaped balloon in separate frames

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A staff member holds Banksy’s Girl and Balloon (two parts) during a pre-auction press viewing at Christie’s in London on Friday. Photo: AP
A staff member holds Banksy’s Girl and Balloon (two parts) during a pre-auction press viewing at Christie’s in London on Friday. Photo: AP
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