Before assuming the title of U.S. President, Donald Trump kept his ventures focused on the New York City skyline. Unfortunately, it seems that something was lost in translation, as a frighteningly inaccurate portrayal of his own hometown hits the auction block for a starting price of $9,000.
A signed sketch by Donald Trump is currently up for auction on Nate D. Sanders Auctions’ website.
According to Architectural Digest, the drawing was completed in 2005 “for a charity auction benefiting global literacy”—a noble cause, but not quite good enough to convince any art-lover of the real estate giant’s creative talents.
An apparently rare work of art, the piece was intended to depict the Manhattan skyline. However, not a single landmark is present (or at least, discernible)—though Trump Tower is presumably the large edifice in the middle. (In reality, the the Washington Post Reports, Trump Tower is the 64th tallest skyscraper in the city).
While the drawing leaves a whole lot to be desired, it does provide insight into the president’s sense of self, and serves as a testament to the power of imagination.
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