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The modified picture by Bristol artist, Banksy, which sold for £400,000, marks the end of his residency in New York.
He's caused quite a sensation with the Mayor of New York publicly denouncing him but many others going mad for his work.
Wesley Smith reports.
A picture, modified by Bristol graffiti artist, Banksy, has raised around £400,000 for charity.
He'd bought the oil painting from a New York charity shop and added a Nazi officer to it.
Banksy then returned it to the store who put it up for auction to raise funds. Phil Walker is from Bristol Museum & Art Gallery...
A grafittied painting by Bristolian artist Banksy has sold for $615,000 (around £400,000) at auction.
Banksy bought the oil painting from a charity shop in New York, before returning it complete with a Nazi officer a short time later for them to sell. It marked the end of the artist's one month residency in the city.