This artwork was created by Matt Habel to commemorate the event in bitcoin history which came to be known as "The Slaying of the Bearwhale." On October 6, 2014, an unnamed investor, the so-called “bitcoin bearwhale”, dumped approximately 30,000 bitcoins onto the open market. Over the course of six hours, the price of BTC stalled at $300 until all of the coins were sold off and the bearwhale was vanquished.
This Special Edition backlit film print was made for the six year anniversary of said event.
This is an authentic print of his original digital artwork. It comes mounted in a black aluminum LED light box frame with a dimmer control.
Materials: Laser-exposed and chemically developed on duratrans backlit film. Aluminum Frame. LED backlighting.
Dimensions: 16 x 20 inches
Weight: 9 lbs
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|Bidder Name||Amount (in sats)||Time & Date|
|Sky||8,000,000||March 12, 2021 7:09:46 PM UTC|
|Bearwhale Slayer||7,500,000||March 12, 2021 7:07:20 PM UTC|
|Sky||6,500,000||March 12, 2021 6:53:16 PM UTC|
|Bearwhale Slayer||6,000,000||March 12, 2021 6:51:40 PM UTC|
|Sky||5,000,000||March 12, 2021 6:50:33 PM UTC|
|Bearwhale Slayer||3,500,000||March 12, 2021 6:48:45 PM UTC|
|Sky||3,200,000||March 12, 2021 6:41:17 PM UTC|
|Bearwhale Slayer||3,000,000||March 12, 2021 4:19:13 PM UTC|
|Dustin D. Trammell||2,600,000||March 12, 2021 3:51:15 PM UTC|
|Sky||2,500,000||March 12, 2021 1:11:50 PM UTC|
|nathanw1014||2,400,000||March 12, 2021 11:37:15 AM UTC|
|bradmillscan||2,200,000||March 12, 2021 4:11:58 AM UTC|
|nathanw1014||2,100,000||March 12, 2021 4:10:13 AM UTC|
|Dustin D. Trammell||1,300,000||March 12, 2021 2:29:26 AM UTC|
|Rare Scrilla the Auction Killa||1,200,000||March 12, 2021 1:06:59 AM UTC|
|coinableS||1,000,000||March 11, 2021 9:53:57 PM UTC|
|Lord Chase||700,000||March 11, 2021 8:22:24 PM UTC|
|Rare Scrilla the Auction Killa||600,000||March 11, 2021 7:59:12 PM UTC|
|cryptograffiti||500,000||March 11, 2021 7:48:38 PM UTC|
|ctramount||300,000||March 11, 2021 7:47:01 PM UTC|
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