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Explained: Queen's state funeral will be UK's first since Winston Churchill

Queen Elizabeth II Funeral: Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, died on Thursday after reigning for 70 years. She was 96.

Queen Elizabeth II Funeral: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill.(AP File)
Queen Elizabeth II Funeral: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill.(AP File)
Published on Sep 10, 2022 11:00 AM IST

Angelina Jolie auctions off Winston Churchill painting for $11.5 million

The painting was sold by Roosevelt’s son after the president’s death in 1945, and had several owners before Jolie and partner Brad Pitt bought it in 2011.

Christie's employees adjust an oil on canvas painting by Sir Winston Churchill painted in Jan. 1943 called 'Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque' during an Art pre-sale photo call at Christie's auction house in London. The Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction on Monday March 1, 2021, for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a work by Britain’s World War II leader. (AP)
Christie's employees adjust an oil on canvas painting by Sir Winston Churchill painted in Jan. 1943 called 'Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque' during an Art pre-sale photo call at Christie's auction house in London. The Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction on Monday March 1, 2021, for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a work by Britain’s World War II leader. (AP)
Published on Mar 02, 2021 11:25 AM IST
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Landscape painted by Churchill, which was gifted to Roosevelt, up for auction

The famous wartime landscape painted by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in 1943 and gifted to US President Franklin D. Roosevelt will be up for auction next month. The landscape which is currently a part of Angelina Jolie's family collection is expected to fetch up to $3.5 million.

Churchill wartime painting gift to Roosevelt up for auction(Reuters)
Churchill wartime painting gift to Roosevelt up for auction(Reuters)
Published on Feb 18, 2021 09:32 AM IST
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