Among his many talents, it appears that Sir Winston Churchill was also a talented enough artist.
A New Orleans antique shop sells an oil painting of former Prime Minister, he gave to his friend President Franklin Roosevelt after the Casablanca Conference in 1943, has done.
The table, which represents the tower of the mosque in Marrakech Katoubia and is the only painting of Churchill thought, what is done during the war years, sold for $ 2,950,000 of MS Rau Antiques.
He had a legendary past, before winding up in the halls of the auctioneer.
The painting was by President Roosevelt to his son Elliot, who spent sold it in 1950 to
George W. Woodward, a collector of Nebraska.Woodward later he sold it to the author, film producer, financial and art collector Norman G. Hickman, who served as associate producer of the film Churchill, on the great moments in 1964.
While possession was the tower of the mosque on the building Katoubia New York Daily News in January 1965 and then exposed to the Churchill Memorial in Fulton, Missouri in the summer of 1970.
According to Hickman’s death, his second wife there and then to his daughter, where they were stored in a closet for the last 15 years was adopted.