Anthony Hopkins thanks Georgian artist for his painting
20 March, 2017
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Famous actor Anthony Hopkins has been gifted with an artwork by a painter of Georgian origin. The celebrated movie star has recently published a photo and footage on his social network where he publicly thanks Georgian painter for presenting him with his piece of art. In the video the actor thanks the artist in Russian, supposedly because he lives and works there.

The painter named Igor Cholaria, who carries Georgian surname, currently resides in Russia
and is quite popular for his paintings.

As it turned out, the renowned actor himself is passionate about art and paints for his own pleasure. Perhaps this is why, at first sight, many social network users thought that the painting was performed by Anthony.

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Artist Igor Cholaria

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Anthony Hopkins standing next to the painting by Georgian artist

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Anthony Hopkins working on his painting


Video courtesy of Igor Cholaria
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