The painting was purchased by a young woman in a painting studio in the city of Cincinnati.
The painting, titled The Moon Rising, was originally commissioned in 1881 by the artist Henry James to depict a scene from the first of three novels he wrote about the rise of the French Revolution.
James was killed in 1879 while on his way to the U.S.S., and the painting was never completed.
The title and date of the painting were never revealed, and it was not until the late 1980s that the painting, now known as “The Moon Rising” by artist John Rose, was officially unveiled to the public.
But in recent years, the subject of the image has become a political issue, with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump calling for a boycott of the artwork, and some critics say the painting represents the kind of racism that is still prevalent in the U