Painting brush Kudrin was sold for 100 thousand euros
At a meeting held on April 14 charity auction were sold a few paintings, painted by the Russian Ministers, businessmen and actors.At the auction the picture painted by Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin was sold to an unnamed businessman for 100 thousand euros (about 4.4 million), according to Reuters. For comparison, the picture drawn by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, was sold at auction in January 2009 for 37 million rubles.In addition to Kudrin, at a charity auction their work to put the head of Sberbank German Gref (he drew the boy Smurfs), the head of VTB Andrey Kostin (he painted a rather bleak picture: bills and coins in the Bank) and the owner of ONEXIM group billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov (his name signed picture of "Prisoner of Courchevel").How much money was raised at the auction, not specified. We only know that all proceeds from the sale of paintings will be sent to the orphanages and boarding schools.Information about whether the paintings were made with government officials and businessmen on their own, no. It should be noted that in the case of a painting of Putin the drawing process took place in two stages: first, the Prime Minister portrayed the sketch, which was then modified by a professional artist. Source: Painting brush Kudrin was sold for 100 thousand euros.