Moss’s self-portrait created in lipstick, Doherty’s bloodSeptember 24th, 2008 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) During her rocky two-year relationship with troubled British rocker Pete Doherty, British supermodel Kate Moss created what is thought to be her artistic debut - a self-portrait in lipstick and blood.The piece shows Moss, with long flowing hair, smoking a cigarette, with the statement “Who needs blood when you’ve got lipstick” written by Doherty across the top of the page, reports dailymail.co.uk.
The canvas is also inscribed with the words “Look at what they have done to the boy” and features Moss’ lip prints and Doherty’s bloodstains on the canvas.
The portrait is up for sale at London auction house Lyon & Turnbull Sep 27 as Doherty sold it to an anonymous seller, who is putting it up for auction.
The canvas also comes with a signed receipt by Doherty written on a napkin.
Auctioneers estimate the piece could sell for up to 30,000-40,000 pounds.