One to watch: Atalanta Arden-Miller, painter, 17

 

Is this the new Lucian Freud?

This Westminster School pupil has sold her first self-portrait for £300. She submitted it into the prestigious 2013 Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Competition, which has added it to its collection. A regular in her school studio where she paints late when homework allows it, she is applying for art school to be a painter full time. “I thought one of the family had bought it out of pity,” she says.

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