Johnny Depp is known for being an actor, but he is also an artist. He paints, sings, and plays guitar, and added to that he is also an art lover and collector who favors oil paintings, and he recently spent a big sum on a semi-naked painting of the Duchess of Cambridge and the wife of Prince William.
A painting by the artist Pegasus
A painting by the artist “Pegasus”, a well-known painter who jumped to fame after portraying world-renowned people and exhibiting them in the streets.
Semi-naked, with a crown and a logo
The piece that Johnny Depp bought shows a semi-naked pregnant Kate Middleton with a crown in the belly and a logo of the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones”, this painting was bought by Depp with a big sum of money.
He paid $25,000 just for the painting
According to “The Huffington Post”, Winona Ryder’s ex-husband always fancied himself of being a big fan of Pegasus’ work and he bought the painting for $25,000.
He wanted a second one
“I knew Johnny would come and wanted the Kate Middleton artwork. He was extremely charming and immediately bought the painting and made an offer for a second one,” said ‘Pegasus’ to the Huffington Post.
The most expensive of his work
It was informed that the artist paid $25 grand for the painting of the British duchess, making it one of the most expensive sales for the urban artist.
Life after the trial
Recently we’ve seen him leaving unscathed from the defamation trial that both he and his ex-wife Amber Heard endured during a month of constant scrutiny from the general public. The turmoil of their relationship was exposed and he won the trial, later he returned to the stage with Jeff Beck and his band after recording an album called 18.
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