Auction Date: 23/02/2019 at 10am
Watercolour Painting – Adolf Hitler – Signed and Donated to the hospital of Beelitz in 1916 – depicts a yellow Butterfly. To the reverse hand-written confirmation of the Red-Cross leading sister, with the official hospital Stamp to the reverse. The painting’s private owner was one of the German Luftwaffe’s youngest bomber-pilots, shot twice over France in 1944 and was awarded the ‘Flugzeugführer’-[Pilot/Observer badge], [Segelflugzeugführerabzeichen’ [Glider Pilot Badge] and Verwundetenabzeichen‘ [Wound Badge]. He originally purchased the painting from Belgium.