Angelina is purging some unwanted gifts from her ex. Jolie is auctioning off a painting created by Winston Churchill during World War II, which is expected to sell for $3.4 million at Christie’s Auction House, reports CNN.
Churchill initially painted the “Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque” in 1943 as a gift for President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The painting changed hands over the years before getting the attention of Pitt. (Description from Auction house below)
Pitt purchased the painting in 2011 from a high-end art dealer and gifted it to Jolie. Pitt and Jolie separated in 2016. The auction is set for March 1st.
Winston Churchill painted “Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque” after attending the Casablanca Conference in January 1943, during which he and US President Franklin Roosevelt formulated the next stage of their strategy to defeat Nazi Germany.https://t.co/evziikAeVY
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