Andrew Vicari (born 20 April 1938) is a Welsh painter working in France who has established a career painting portraits of the rich and famous. Despite being largely unknown in his own country, as of 2004 Vicari was Britain’s richest living painter.Vicari was born in Port Talbot, Wales, but was evacuated to Aberdare during World War II. He later attended Neath Grammar School for Boys. Between 1951 and 1953 he studied painting at the Slade School of Fine Art at University College, London (UCL) with Lucian Freud as a teacher. On graduation, Vicari started working in London as a portrait painter. Eschewing modern trends, Vicari has remained a figurative artist working in oil. His work is appreciated worldwide, especially in the Middle East where three museums are solely dedicated to his work.
Andrew Vicari Net Worth Total Income/Salary
- Date of Birth: April 20, 1938
- Education: Slade School of Fine Art
- Artwork: La Marianne, Lune Rouge, Dans la Foret, more
- Age: 75 Year old
Andrew Vicari Net Worth Total Income/Salary Monthly Yearly & Earning Per Day Week :-
- Net Worth :- $210 Million
- Source of Wealth: Art
- Birth Place: Port Talbot, United Kingdom
- Full Name: Andrew Vicari
- Nationality: United Kingdom
- Ethnicity: Welsh
- Occupation: Painter, Artist
Welsh painter and artist Andrew Vicari has an estimated net worth of $210 million. In France, he has successfully established a career in painting portraits of the famous and rich in the country. Though he is not known largely in his own country, Vicari was declared as the richest living painter of Britain in 2004.In 1974 Vicari was appointed as the official painter to the King and Government of Saudi Arabia. In the following decades he painted many portraits of the Saudi royal family as well as scenes of Riyadh and Bedouin life. It is largely due to this patronage that Vicari owes his financial success. In 2001 he sold a collection of 125 paintings of the First Gulf War to Prince Khaled for £17 million.