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  • Heirs of Nazi victim to get compensation from sale of looted Monet

    April 10, 2015 | 10:05 am

    The heirs of a French Jewish art dealer killed in a Nazi concentration camp will get a piece of the upcoming sale at Christie’s of a Monet painting looted by the Nazis and acquired after the war by a Swiss collector.

    The painting, “Haystacks at Giverny,” was painted by Claude...

  • Helen Mirren plays out a story of restitution and intrigue

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 25, 2015 | 1:44 pm

    Dame Helen Mirren may be best known for her portrayal of Elizabeth II in Stephen Frears’ 2006 film, “The Queen,” for which she received an Academy Award, and her public persona, as well, appears always to exude a measure of both elegance and hauteur — so much so that Frears...

  • Germany sued for return of medieval collection sold to Nazis

    February 24, 2015 | 12:04 pm

    The heirs of four Jewish art collectors filed suit against Germany to regain a medieval gold treasure they claim was forcibly sold to the Nazis in 1935.

    Alan Phillip and Gerald Stiebel filed their claim on Monday against Germany and the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation in...

  • German casino returns Nazi-looted painting

    October 25, 2011 | 11:10 am

    A German casino has returned a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of a German-Jewish art gallery owner.

    The return of “The Masters of the Goldsmith Guild in Amsterdam in 1701” by Dutch portrait painter Juriaen Pool II (1665-1745), took place Tuesday at the Amsterdam Museum.