WorldViews: Hitler painted this watercolor, and someone may pay $60,000 for it

By Ishaan Tharoor, November 21, 2014

This lackluster composition of an old municipal building in Munich was painted by Adolf Hitler in 1914. At the time, Hitler was not yet a genocidal tyrant, but a struggling Austrian-born artist trying to make ends meet in the Bavarian capital. He would soon enlist in a local infantry regiment and fight for Germany in World War I, a key step to his later emergence as a political figure.

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