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Churchill's Painting Sets New World Auction Record

Sir Winston Churchill's only wartime painting has set a new world auction record at Christie's
By News Team
Published on March 4, 2021

Winston Churchill Painting Sir Winston Churchill, Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque, oil on canvas, 45.7 x 61 cm, Painted in January 1943, Estimate: 1,500,000-2,500,000

Christie's sale of the Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque, Sir Winston Churchill's only painting created during the Second World War, has realized a new world auction record of £8,285,000 / $11,590,715 / €9,577,460.

To read more about the painting's history and see a larger image of the painting click here.

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