More Hitler Paintings Go Up for Sale

British auction house has 13 thought to be painted by him
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 27, 2009 9:27 AM CDT
In this 2008 file photo, a figure depicting Adolf Hitler is displayed at the Madame Tussauds Berlin Wax Museum in Berlin.   (AP Photo/Miguel Villagran, File)
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(Newser) – A British auction house will sell 13 paintings next month attributed to a minor Austrian-born amateur artist: Adolf Hitler. The works, which include a supposed self-portrait signed "AH," were found by a soldier in 1945, Reuters reports, though lingering doubts remain about authenticity. Two years ago, 21 Hitler paintings sold for $172,000. "They're not exactly the greatest pictures in the world," said the historical documents expert holding the sale.