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Signet Contemporary Art London

Peter Engels

Peter Engels, painter of the soul Peter Engels painted the portrait of Nelson Mandela. It was displayed on the largest billboard of the world in Times Square, New York, on Mandela’s birthday. This boosted Peter Engels’ art career. Prince Albert of Monaco bought Peter Engels’ portrait of Grace Kelly. Peter Engels met and painted 007-actor Roger Moore, jazz legend Toots Thielemans, and Belgian Princess Astrid. Peter Engels met fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld and painted his portrait. Karl Lagerfeld calls Peter Engels the painter of his soul. Actress Nicole Kidman shortly lived in Peter Engels’ village where he painted her portrait. Peter Engels studied the few well-preserved sculptures of the Greek philosopher Hippocrates and painted his true portrait. Peter Engels was commissioned to paint the portrait of the late cosmetics tycoon Estée Lauder to revive her villa in Cannes, South of France. Peter Engels was commissioned to make the sculpture of Jordan Queen Rania. Peter Engels was commissioned to create the sculpture of Michelin star chef and father of ‘nouvelle cuisine’ Roger Vergé. The large sculpture was positioned in the marketplace of Mougins, South of France. A miniature serves as award for the Vergé international chef’s contest. Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson modelled “live” for Peter Engels. Brigitte Bardot congratulated Peter Engels on the series of portraits he painted of her. Peter Engels also painted many commissions of men, women and children. But also, captains of industry and family portraits. Engels mainly paints his works of art with the palette knife and in indefinable sepia tones. Lots of texture, light and shadow in his art. He exhibited during Art Basel in Miami, in New York, at Art Monaco, at FIAC in Paris and several other prestigious galleries and locations. www.peterengels.eu