facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Painting featuring Pippa's rear sells

Sept. 22, 2012 at 1:05 PM   |   Comments

LONDON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A French artist has sold a painting of royal in-law Pippa Middleton, featuring what an art dealer called her "best asset ... her rear."

Laetitia Guilbaud's portrait of British Prince William's sister-in-law failed to sell at auction last year, but a rear-view, painting of Middleton fetched $2,700, The Daily Telegraph reported.

"Obviously, first time round Laetitia didn't fully realize that Pippa's best asset -- and what has shaped her character in the public's mind -- was her rear," said Marcus Macleod, of Braewell Galleries, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld said last month Middleton should "only show her back" since she "struggles" with her appearance.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for ex J. Howard Marshall's millions
2
Stephanie Jacobsen joins cast of 'NCIS'
3
Nicki Minaj releases derriere-filled video for 'Anaconda' ft. Drake
4
Jill Duggar, husband Derick Dillard expecting first child
5
Jennifer Garner dumps bucket of water on Ben Affleck for ALS
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback