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Pierce Brosnan sold his portrait of Bob Dylan for € 1.2 million at a charity auction

Actor and producer Pierce Brosnan, famous for his performance of the role of James Bond, is also known throughout the world as an artist. He even had problems at the airport when he didn’t move a pencil sharpener from his carry-on baggage. Now his artistic mastery pays off. Last week, the actor sold his “Portrait Portrait - a realistic genre, depicting an existing person or a group of people. The portrait - in the French reading - portrait, from the old French portraire - "reproduce something line in line." Another facet of the name of the portrait lies in the outdated word "parsuna" - from the Latin. persona - "person; person". Read More Bob Dylan ”for 1.2 million euros at the 25th annual amFAR charity gala in Cannes.“I started painting in 1987 when my first wife was diagnosed with cancer,” the British newspaper Daily Mail quotes Brosnan. His spouse Cassandra Harris died in 1991 from ovarian cancer. The same disease claimed the lives of their daughter Charlotte in 2013. “I painted because of pain, and now the pain sometimes turns into color,” said the actor.Pierce Brosnan with his first wife Cassandra Harris and their children, Charlotte and Christopher. Harris died of ovarian cancer in 1991 at the age of 43, and Charlotte died of the same disease in 2013 at the age of 42. Photo: Alan Davidson They write that the actor was speechless when the bidding ended. In his Instagram, he called himself "very proud, humble, and ready to jump above the moon for joy." The new owner of the canvas also won a dinner with a 65-year-old star, according to People.Pierce Brosnan, "Portrait of Bob Dylan." Photo: Pierce Brosnan. Before getting into the movie business, Brosnan studied commercial illustration at the St. Martin Art School in London. He paints landscapes and figurative paintings, however, in an interview with ORIGIN magazine in 2013, he called himself “self-taught”. “I have been painting for many, many years. And only recently it has become something more serious. I am thinking and I hope to do an exhibition soon and publish a book, ”the artnet News actor quotes the artist.
Based on artnet News. Main illustration: Pierce Brosnan at a charity event; Photo by Dave Benett / WireImage