04.03.1311:17 AM ET

Madonna to Sell Painting, Will Donate Proceeds to Educating Afghan and Pakistani Girls

Fernand Léger’s ‘Three Women at the Table’ is expected to bring in $5M to $7M.

Madonna is selling a painting she has owned for more than 20 years to support girls’ education in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The painting, Fernand Léger’s Three Women at the Table, is expected to sell for $5 million to $7 million, and all proceeds will go to the Ray of Light Foundation. Madonna purchased Three Women in 1990, and she said wanted to “trade something valuable for something invaluable.” It will be auctioned at New York's Sotheby’s on May 7.