A French painting owned by Madonna has sold at auction in New York for more than £4 million.
Sotheby's did not say who bought Fernand Leger's "Three Women at the Red Table" for $7.2 million (£4.65 million). .
Madonna said she wanted to "trade something valuable for something invaluable" in countries where female education is rare or nonexistent. She bought the work at Sotheby's in 1990 for 3.4 million dollars (£2.2 million).
Leger created the work in 1921 as part of a series depicting women with still-life compositions.