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The Merrivale Stable
Wood and fibre glass construction, contained within Perspex boxes,
The stable 44 x 44 x 43cms, the girl 7cms high.
Estimate: Refer to department
Merrivale Model Village, Great Yarmouth.
Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery, Urban – Renowned Street Art Exhibition, 11 December 2021 – 29 May 2022.
BBC News, ‘New ‘Banksy’ art work appears at Great Yarmouth model village’ 9th August 2021
Katie Weston, ‘Banksy artwork left at model village in Norfolk could be moved to a museum and replaced by a replica over fears it could be stolen’ MailOnline, 18th August 2021
Kerry Coupe, ‘Banksy Stable left at Merrivale Model Village in Great Yarmouth to go on display at Peterborough Museum’ Rutland & Stamford Mercury, 8th December 2021
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The small stable which was added to Merrivale Model Village in Great Yarmouth during the summer, is part of the ‘Great British Spraycation’ – a 2021 series of artworks by anonymous British street artist Banksy.
“The Banksy has been a life-saver for us as we’ve had to close so much due to the pandemic,” said Frances, who has run the model village since 2017.
“We hope the sale will safeguard the future of the village.”
The tiny thatched stable, which features a rodent and the words ‘Go Big Or Go Home” scrawled on the side, appeared in the model village on August 6.
Frank and Frances didn’t notice the model until two days later when it was pointed out to them by a visitor.
It was later confirmed as a Banksy by Pest Contol. Banksy was seen working on eight pieces across Suffolk and Norfolk in a video entitled 'A Great British Spraycation' which was uploaded to his Instagram account.
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Banksy Official - 'Great British Spraycation' Video
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