Starry Night With Artist Sketching

John Myatt
Out of stock


(Ex VAT)

Thank you. We will let you know once this product is back in stock

Unfortunately, this item is currently unavailable. Please do get in touch as we may be able to source a similar piece of art for you.

A signed original artwork by John Myatt

Former secondary school teacher John Myatt became embroiled in what Scotland Yard call ‘the biggest art fraud of the 20th century’. When he started in 1986, his materials were unorthodox; using household emulsion mixed with K-Y jelly to add body and fluidity to his brush strokes.

Between 1986 and 1994, John faked as many as 200 works by artists like Marc Chagall and Alberto Giacometti, fooling collectors and experts alike. He was persuaded to pick up his brush again by the detective who arrested him.

In recent years, he has emulated the style of legendary artists Leonardo da Vinci and Vincent van Gogh. Comparing himself to an actor immersing himself in a role, he says he climbs into the mind of his chosen artist to adopt, rather than copy their technique.

“There are millions of painters who could do a copy of the Mona Lisa, but I’m very happy to look at doing a work in the style of Leonardo da Vinci. That’s the difference.”

Image size: 26.6in x 22.1in 67.5cm x 56.0cm
Medium: Mixed Media
Subject: Landscapes

Show artwork dimensions in:

Delivery and collection options

Free UK Delivery

Delivery straight to your home at no extra cost.

International delivery

With collectors all over the world, we offer worldwide delivery.

Collect in gallery

Pop in to your local gallery to collect your order.

Thank you for signing up to our newsletter.

Be Inspired

Join our mailing list for all the latest art news, lifestyle features & artist updates. We'll help kick-start your collection with £25 off your first purchase.*
*Terms and conditions apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

© Copyright Washington Green Retail Limited trading as Castle Fine Art. First published 2012, last updated 2022. Washington Green Retail Limited acts as a credit broker and offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance.

Washington Green Retail Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our registration number is 726395. Credit provided subject to age and status. Terms & Conditions Privacy Cookies V12 Finance