World’s largest canvas painting sells for $62 million

An artwork created from the world’s largest canvas painting

has sold for $62 million in Dubai

the second most expensive painting sold at auction by a living artist

British artist Sacha Jafri holds the Guinness World Record for “The Journey of Humanity”

which clocks in at almost 19,400 square feet of canvas

Jafri put the work up for sale to raise millions for charity

(SOUNDBITE) (English) BRITISH ARTIST, PAINTER OF "THE JOURNEY OF HUMANITY", SACHA JAFRI, SAYING: "The aim was always to change the lives of children around the world and try to reconnect humanity for a better more empathetic, more loving, more united tomorrow. I didn't dream this would happen, it's happened.