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Two Nazi-looted paintings restituted to Vienna family


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/two_nazi-looted_paintings_restituted_to_vienna_family_20110406

Two paintings confiscated by the Nazis from a Jewish family in Vienna have been returned to its heirs following two years of negotiations. The London-based Commission for Looted Art in Europe announced Wednesday that a work by Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein (1788-1868) was delivered by the Dresden Gemaldegalerie museum to London to be given to the heirs of the Rosauer family in Vienna. Another work, by Johann Baptist Lampi the Elder (1751-1830), was returned to the family in late 2010. It had been in the custody of the German government.

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