Gulf News | David Bowie painting exceeds initial estimate at Canadian auction

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A painting by the late British singer David Bowie, which was bought by the late British singer, was put up for auction online on Tuesday. An individual from a charity shop for five Canadian dollars, and the bids for it quickly exceeded the initial estimate For its price, which is nine thousand dollars, according to the Canadian auction house.

The initial estimate ranged between 9,000 and 12,000 Canadian dollars (7,300 to 9,800 US dollars). For the price of a 20 . paintingX25 cm and represents a side face, but bids exceeded 17,000 Canadian dollars a few hours after the launch of the auction The auction is expected to close on Thursday, June 24th. The painting was first sold in 2001 on a website dedicated to the British singer, and the painting ended up titled “D-Head XLV1” in a charity store in Ontario, where Anonymous bought it for five Canadian dollars (US$4.10). This buyer later contacted Cowley Abbott Auctions.

The house’s president, Rob Cowley, explained that “the painting was painted between 1995 and 1997 and is one of the series Paintings by David Bowie (titled “Dead Heads” or “Day Heads”), represent The artist himself or his relatives. He noted that it bore Bowie’s signature and dated 1997 on its reverse side.





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