Winston Churchill’s master piece painting is up for grabs


Although many know of Winston Churchill as a famed world leader, few know of him as a passionate artist. One of his most notable works, which happens to be a landscape painting titled the “Tower of Katoubia Mosque” which is now up for grabs. Recently purchased by Rau Antiques, the 18-by-24-inch oil painting can be yours for $2,950,000. Painted as a gift for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the art shoes a setting sun over the snowcapped Atlas Mountains with the tower of Koutoubia Mosque in the foray.

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Dated to 1943, this was the place where he and Roosevelt first met and served as a reminder of their friendship as well as a symbol of freedom, the world over. Till Roosevelt was alive, the painting found place in his Hyde Park, NY home, before becoming a collector’s delight.
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[Robbreport]