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8-year-old artist Kieron Williamson

Artist: Kieron Williamson

Eight-year-old English painter Kieron Williamson has been hailed as a “mini Monet”… His last collection sold out in 27 minutes for more than $237,000! London, England (CNN) — He has the deft brush strokes of a seasoned artist, but Kieron Williamson is just eight years old. The boy from Norfolk, in eastern England, has been hailed by the British press as a “mini Monet,” a reference to the famous French impressionist.

A recent exhibition of 33 of the boy's paintings sold out in 27 minutes, raising £150,000 ($237,000). An oil painting called “Sunrise at Morston” went for £7,995 ($12,700), while another, “Marsh at Sunset,” sold for £6,750 ($10,724).

via 8-year-old artist: Don’t call me Monet – CNN.com.