Picture of Hitler will sell in Nuremberg
14 watercolor paintings and drawings of Adolf Hitler put up for auction in the German Nuremberg. The works were created by the fц?hrer from 1904 to 1922.
Unusual lot put up for auction from 18 to 20 June the German auction house Weidler in the town of Nuremberg. Bidders offer to purchase the 14 watercolor paintings and drawings of Adolf Hitler, informs TV channel ABC. They were all written by the Fuhrer in the period from 1904 to 1922.
With all this, the estimated cost of lots of relatively low - from one to 50 thousand dollars. However, it is logical, experts often consider low artistic value art of Hitler, and the auction house does not agree to exhibit his work.
Note that the most expensive painting is a picture of Neuschwanstein castle - one of the most famous among travellers of places in southern Germany. We will add that in the beginning of November 1 from watercolors to Hitler, written in 1914 acquired for 190,7 thousand dollars at auction this auction house Weidler. The consumer wished to remain anonymous.
Historians report that interest in drawing future dictator showed with youth. At age 18, he went to Vienna to take the entrance exam in comprehensive art school, but has not passed the 2nd round. In early September, 1908 Hitler did a second attempt to enter the Vienna Academy of art, but fell in the first round. After the collapse of Hitler a couple of times changed the habitat, without telling anyone, new address, got a job as an "academic artist".
Until the mid 1910 Hitler painted in Vienna, a great number of paintings of small format. As a rule these were copies of the postcards and old engravings depicting various historical buildings of Vienna. In addition, he drew various marketing ads. In early may 1913 Hitler at the age of 24 he moved from Vienna to Munich, where he lived until the outbreak of the First world war, working as a painter. Colleagues evaluated the artistic talent of the young man as "outstanding".