Jade Jagger sells Andy Warhol painting

Published Saturday, 15 February 2014
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

Sir Mick Jagger's daughter Jade has raised £362,500 by auctioning off a painting given to her as a child by Andy Warhol.

Jade Jagger sells Andy Warhol painting

The legendary artist gifted the piece to Jade in 1981, when she was only 10 years old.

Warhol used to babysit for her at his New York City studio when she was young and handed her the painting following her parent's divorce.

Jade, now 42, decided to part ways with the canvas, which features a dedication to her and the date '81, and it was estimated to fetch up to £250,000 when it went up for auction at Sotheby's auction house in London on Thursday.

The painting - a red, pink and gold dollar sign made in acrylic and silk-screen ink - exceeded expectations by reaching £362,500.

Comments Comments
0 Comments
No comments. Be the first to comment.
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]
WATCH THE BEST ON UTV
Available now on UTV Player
Desperate Maria sinks to a new low. Guilt-ridden Peter agrees ...
18 April - 20:30
Next on UTV

Emmerdale

Ahead of Adam's birthday party, Katie looks through old photo ...
21 April - 19:00
MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
Larne
Mon 31 March 2014
Fatal shooting in west Belfast
Sat 19 April 2014
Carrick disturbances
Fri 11 April 2014