Hitler liked these pictures so much...

November 30 2011

Image of Hitler liked these pictures so much...

Picture: GDK Research

...he bought them. To see some of the other 1314 works he bought at the Grosse Deutsche Kunstaustellung (Greater German Art Exhibition), visit this new website, which has photographs of all the works shown at the exhibitions between 1937-44. The Kunstaustellung was the Nazi party's attempt to promote 'ideal' German art, as opposed to 'degenerate' modern art. Hitler chose the exhibits himself. As you might expect, a lot of it was a little militaristic. The picture highlighted in red above is Herbert Shnurpel's Abgelost, which Hitler bought for 2500 Reichsmarks.

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