Sir Billy Connolly’s spouse has instructed of her pleasure in him after he launched his newest artwork assortment.
Pamela Stephenson mentioned six drawings accomplished by the comic in latest months have been “extraordinary”.
She in contrast the 77-year-old, who’s affected by Parkinson’s illness, to French artist Henri Matisse, who turned to creating reduce paper collages when ailing well being left him unable to color in his later years.
The most recent instalment of Connolly’s Born on a Wet Day sequence has been unveiled by gallery bosses at Fort Advantageous Artwork in London.
The gathering options six limited-edition prints signed by the Large Yin and showcases his trademark sense of humour.
The drawings embody Malkie’s Day Off, which reveals a multi-coloured overweight man holding a kite, and one other options sausages dangling from a tree.
There’s additionally a square-headed man standing on the sting of a ship in a bit known as Purgatory and a soldier holding a defend in a drawing entitled Insurgent With out A Sword.
Pamela, 70, tweeted: “Extraordinary. Billy has achieved what I believed solely Matisse may do – an entire new fashion of inventive work in his later years. So proud.”
Fort Advantageous Artwork mentioned the works mirror “Billy’s idiosyncratic, no-holds-barred comedy”.