A record £40,000 was paid for an amateur artist's work at Chrities of London auction last night. The watercolour portrait , entitled, 'Malcolm' was the creation of the Romano-Anglo artist, Cesare Romano. When informed of the sale by a press photographer who photographed Malcolm, the subject of the painting said, 'I'm so shocked, it has totally changed my facial contours'.
About the Artist
I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…View full profile