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  • U of Oklahoma to share Nazi-looted painting in legal settlement

    February 23, 2016 | 2:50 pm

    The University of Oklahoma has agreed to share a painting looted by the Nazis with a French museum.

    In a settlement agreement announced Tuesday, the university will transfer ownership of Camille Pissarro’s “Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep” to a French museum, which has...

  • 2 Nazi-looted paintings from Gurlitt collection cleared for return to heirs

    May 12, 2015 | 3:32 pm

     A German court formally authorized the return of two Nazi-looted artworks from the collection of the late art collector Cornelius Gurlitt.

    The paintings, among the most valuable of the more than 1,400 artworks discovered in Gurlitt’s home in Munich and later in...

  • Austria will not return Klimt painting to heir of Jewish owners

    March 6, 2015 | 2:27 pm

     An Austrian government advisory board recommended against returning a 112-foot artwork by Gustav Klimt to the heirs of the Jewish art dealer who sold it.

    The panel, which examines claims over works of art looted by the Nazis, unanimously recommended Friday against returning “The...

  • Israel Museum returns, buys back Nazi-looted painting

    May 30, 2013 | 9:16 am

    The Israel Museum returned a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of its original owner, then repurchased the artwork.

    The Impressionist painting “Garden in Wannsee” by the German-Jewish artist Max Liebermann was returned to an heir of Max Cassirer, a wealthy Berlin businessman and...

  • Briefs

    By Tom Tugend

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    $10 Million Offered for Information on Missing Flier

    Israeli emissary Uri Chen of the Born to Freedom Foundation visited Los Angeles last month, not to ask for money but to offer $10 million.

    The money has been put up as a reward to anyone "providing proven and reliable...