Doherty’s blood portrait on sale

February 20th, 2011 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS  

Pete Doherty London, Feb 20 (IANS) A bloody self-portrait of British rocker Pete Doherty is up for sale at $37,500.The macabre sketch was created by The Libertines star in 2010 for a fan called Alistair using his own blood, reports contactmusic.com.

The devotee approached Doherty backstage at a concert and asked the rock star if he could help him make some money. Doherty offered to paint something for him.

A week later, the blood portrait - signed “For Alistair, love Peter” - arrived through the post.

Bosses at Paul Fraser collectibles will handle the sale.

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