Exquisite Casino Royale Artwork Auction to take place on Friday 13th October
If you study this original piece of Casino Royale artwork by Robert McGinnis you will be among many admirers. This piece of art was painted by the him for the movie DVD cover during 2002. The 1967 movie itself featured David Niven grossing more than $41 million dollars.
It is going up for auction this month with Heritage Auctions in Dallas and can be viewed before 12th October. Online bids are already being made and the bidding currently stands at $13,000. The bidding is estimated at $15,000 -$25,000.
The painting itself is a colourful portrayal of a painted girl with casino style artwork. She is holding two handguns with her arms crossed with an extended leg position. It has been framed in glass and measures 29.5 x 36.5 inches. The painting is described as being in good condition apart from a few minor spots and some surface grime.
The painting is signed by the artist, Robert McGinnis. Robert’s artwork will have been viewed by billions of people around the world. Most of them probably did not not know they were looking at his work.
Robert painted the artwork for more then 40 movies posters including a whole series of James Bond movies. They also included Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, Diamonds are Forever and Live and Let Die.
He can be described as a prolific artist and has many accolades to his name.