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BBC News, June 21, 2005

2005 – The Great Draw, Robinsons - A giant painting for Wimbledon In 2005


Robinsons commissioned the artist Christian Furr to produce a commemorative work of art featuring Tim Henman playing Fred Perry for Wimbledon.


A match between two British legends against a background of spectators going from the past to present. The crowd features various famous people from history.

One thousand of the queuing public outside Centre Court, Wimbledon completed the giant 16ft x 9ft canvas. This painting was completed in a ‘painting by numbers’ style that was based on an original smaller scale oil painting (5ft x 3ft) which now hangs in Brtivic's boardroom in the UK.



'The Great Draw' won The Best Award for ‘Best & Most Effective Long Term Communication Campaign' for Hill & Knowlton agency / Kevin Gannon at the MCCA Awards (Marketing Communications Consultants Association) 2006.