Schoolboy has earned $ 2.2 million in 20 minutes

Schoolboy has earned $ 2.2 million in 20 minutes

The student elementary art school a fortune for 2, 2 million dollars after they painted the paintings were sold at auction in just 20 minutes.

Ten-year Kieron Williamson, known as "mini Monet", gained international fame after being written landscape on a family holiday five years ago. 23 of his works were sold online to buyers at the price of $ 360,000 in just 20 minutes.

Schoolboy has earned $ 2.2 million in 20 minutes

at the pictures Prices written by the young genius, ranging from 3, 5 thousand dollars for a small watercolor to 30 thousand dollars for a winter landscape, painted near his home in Norfolk.

Schoolboy has earned $ 2.2 million in 20 minutes

The first works Kieron came on the market in 2009, the year. Then 19 of his paintings were sold for 36,000 dollars at a private auction. The proceeds from the sale of money allowed Kieron buy a new home for themselves and their parents, as well as to invest in works of other artists such as the English landscape painter Laurence Stephen Lowry.

Schoolboy has earned $ 2.2 million in 20 minutes

"All in the art world believe that his works are much better compared to last year. The last of the paintings he had written just phenomenal. We do not we press on it. He simply draws when he wants it, "- says 47-year-old art dealer Mark Williamson. Gallery manager Adrian Hill, who was in charge of sales, said: "I have seen his skill increased compared to last year. I think he went up to a new level. "

Schoolboy has earned $ 2.2 million in 20 minutes

Starting next year, Kieron cease to attend school and learn to be at home, to be able to focus on painting. Another dozen of his paintings and watercolors will be on sale this Friday. Bidding will start from 150 thousand dollars.

Schoolboy has earned $ 2.2 million in 20 minutes

Kieron started drawing when he was not yet five. It happened on a family holiday in Devon and Cornwall in the year 2008. On most of his paintings depict the landscape around Norfolk, where he lived all his life, and Cornwall, which is his favorite holiday destination.

Schoolboy has earned $ 2.2 million in 20 minutes

Among the boy's talent admirers not only the residents of Albion. At the last auction of his paintings acquired connoisseurs of art from Europe, USA, Japan and Canada. All proceeds from the sale of paintings directed at his own company Kieron Williamson Ltd, whose director is his parents.