It’s his 54th birthday, and it would have been his 15th marriage anniversary, so it was time to transparent out “stuff”.
Actor Russell Crowe has hold his “Art of Divorce” auction – a arrange of interruption of a things – in Sydney. He distant from thespian Danielle Spencer in 2012.
His torso armour from Gladiator crushed expectations, creation A$125,000 ($95,000; £68,000) and his Master and Commander violin sole good too.
There was also extreme foe for his Cinderella Man jockstrap.
It went for A$7,000, some-more than 10 times a estimate.
But there was also some top-notch Australian art on uncover from artists such as Sidney Nolan and Margaret Olley. A square called The Suitor by Charles Blackman fetched A$360,000.
That distant outstripped a A$135,000 paid for a Leandro Bislach violin played by Crowe’s impression in Master and Commander: The Far Side of a World. The uniform he wore in a film fetched A$135,000.
The Gladiator reproduction chariot went for A$65,000, scarcely 7 times above estimate, though a neo-Nazi boots from Romper Stomper went on guess during A$10,000.
A 1986 Grammy Award presented to Johnny Cash and other song artists done $150,000.
The New Zealand-born actor seemed during a sale, conference a delivery of Happy Birthday and 3 cheers, and saying: “G’day folks, how’re we doing?”
He had progressing pronounced a sale was all about relocating on – a “watershed moment”.
Among a 227 lots of “stuff” (as he calls it) on sale were:
- A headband and a span of aged boots from State of Play
- Numerous guitars he’s collected (his rope 30 Odd Foot of Grunts never won most vicious acclaim)
- A Merc used on his marriage day in 2003
- A Shane Warne Test cricket jersey
- The cloth angel doll from The Sum of Us
- The leather sketchbook from 3:10 to Yuma
- Chain mail and other wardrobe from Robin Hood
- A Javert dress from Les Miserables
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