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  • Germany to restitute two Nazi-looted paintings

    November 21, 2011 | 10:39 am

    Germany will return two paintings to the sole heir of a collector who was murdered by the Nazis.

    Two paintings by the renowned Expressionist Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - “Estate in Dangast” (1910) and “Self Portrait” (1920) – will be turned over to Argentinean businessman Roberto...

  • The Hague pays for Nazi-looted artwork

    August 16, 2011 | 10:28 am

    The Hague has paid the heir of a Jewish art dealer for a painting that was looted by the Nazis.

    Marei von Saher, the daughter-in-law and sole heir of Jewish art dealer Jacques Goudstikker, will receive $1.4 million from The Hague for her half of Jan Steen’s “The Marriage of Tobias...

  • Return of Nazi-Looted Art Proves a Good History Lesson

    By Tom Tugend

    April 13, 2009 | 2:42 pm

    LOS ANGELES—It was a mix of state ceremony, mutual admiration fest, education forum and Seder symbolism when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who orchestrated the event, returned two Nazi-looted paintings to the grandchildren of the original Jewish owners, on behalf of the State of...