A Mackenzie Thorpe football print from the "Game of Life" exhibition titled "In The Crowd", signed in pencil by the artist, titled and numbered 49/495, published 2003, the image 56 by 40cm., 22 by 15 3/4in., mounted, framed & glazed, 89 by 70cm., 35 by 27 1/2in.; sold with the artist's COA.

Sold for £370

Cats Playing Football by Louis Wain. 205 by 268mm., watercolour, signed lower right corner (obscured by mount), mounted, framed and glazed. Read condition report. Provenance: given by the artist to charles simmons, a worker at napsbury hospital, and thence by descent.

Lithograph printed in colours, 1961, signed in pencil, numbered 120/200, on Arches wove paper, published by Le Patriote, Nice, framed. image: 465 by 627 mm, sheet: 557 by 765 mm.

Lot Sold. 10,000 Usd

Sothebys are offering a black granite monument, like an epitaph on a memorial, engraved with every occasion the England football team has lost a game. The untitled work by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan is estimated at £400,000-600,000 as part of the single-owner Bear Witness sale.

He first exhibited the monument at a London show in 1999 and the roll-call of shame stretches from from Scotland’s 2-1 defeat of England in Glasgow in 1874 to Romania’s 2-1 victory at the 1998 World Cup (it is lucky it doesn’t include defeats since, or the world supply of granite could be under threat).

This is a unique gift from the Lazio Vice-President in the late 1990's. It was produced for a UEFA Champions League qualifying match, and it is 1 of 4 in the world !! After this there was no more production of this Unique Item. 

The figurine is based on the famous Russian Matrioshka. This is basically a set of wooden players decreasing in size and placed one inside the other. 

Vik Muniz (b.1961) - The Football Player pigment print in colours, 2013, signed in pencil, numbered from the edition of 50, on Japanese watercolour paper, with full margins, sheet 830 x 1117 mm (32 5/8 x 44 in).

Vik Muniz born in 1961, São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian artist and photographer. Initially a sculptor, Muniz grew interested with the photographic representations of his work, eventually focusing completely on photography.

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