Hitler statue sold for $ 17.2 million

Hitler-statueA 2001 statue of a kneeling Adolf Hitler sold for a record $17.2 million at a Christie’s auction in New York.

“Him,” a wax statue of a child-like Hitler by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, fetched a record for one of the sculptor’s works.

The statue, originally estimated at $10 million to $15 million, was part of the auction house’s “Bound to Fail” sale of themed artwork. Cattelan’s work, which features real human hair, is from an edition of three depicting Hitler praying.

Medaram Jathara

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