He is the art prodigy who sold out his first exhibition aged six. Kieron Williamson, from Norfolk, has become known as the ‘Mini-Monet’ and his landscapes are sought-after around the world, selling for up to £35,000 each. Last year his total sales broke the £1.5 million mark, with one exhibition earning £250,000 in 20 minutes.
Kieron’s talent was discovered on a trip to Cornwall when he painted a coastal scene. Within a year, word of his gift had spread across the globe.
Here is one of his latest works alongside one of the art world’s most recognisable names. But do you know the difference between an Old Master and a young pretender? You can find the answer and a few more comparisons for you to guess here 11-year-old Kieron Williamson’s paintings compared with Monet, can you tell them apart?