Andrew Vicari the 'painter of kings' dies, aged 84

Andrew Vicari the 'painter of kings' dies, aged 84
 

A Port Talbot-born artist, who painted some of the world's most famous people and was once Britain's 18th richest person, has died, aged 84.
Andrew Vicari became known as "the king of painters and painter of kings" after being commissioned to paint heads of state and Arabic royalty.
He had a fortune of £92m and owned properties in Cannes and Monte Carlo.
Mr Vicari died at Swansea' Morriston Hospital on Monday after a period of ill health.
His nephew Andrew Vaccari said his death will "leave a huge hole in our world" but is also a time to "reflect on his incredible... read more

 
3 October 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 58
Source: BBC
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