fullfil his dream, Adolf
Hitler in 1909 moved to Vienna, the capital of Austria, where the Academy of
Arts was located. To his own surprise he failed to get admission. Within a year
he was living in homeless shelters and eating at charity soup-kitchens.
Hitler didn't get much out of it - but in 1999 two paintings and a line drawing by Hitler - completed between 1911 and 1914 - were sold at auction for a total of $131,000.
Hitler’s own accounting, he painted between one and three watercolors a day
during his Vienna years. If one assumes he painted only one painting a day, and
only three days a week, then the minimum number he would have painted would be
six hundred, which is remarkably close to Hitler's own recollection over a