6 September 2014

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Claude Monet Landscape Uncovered In Suitcase Belonging To Cornelius Gurlitt

A newly discovered painting by Claude Monet has come to light in the Gurlitt Nazi restitution case. The landscape was found in a suitcase left at a hospital where the German citizen had been treated. The masterpiece was handed over to the administrators of his estate. Cornelius Gurlitt was the son of a notorious Nazi […]

16 June 2014

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Gurlitt Henri Matisse Painting Confirmed Looted By The Nazis

The first painting to be confirmed, as stolen by the Nazis, has emerged from the Gurlitt hoard. It is a portrait by the Post Impressionist painter Henri Matisse. The investigating body appointed by the German government to assess the hoard have now established that the painting belongs to the family of Paul Rosenberg a prominent […]

29 November 2013

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Gurlitt Case Reveals Photos of Picasso, Munch, Degas and Cezanne Masterpieces

The German tax authorities who seized an art collection worth $100m have published a further 100 works of art online in hope that they will be identified by their rightful owners. Masterworks by Munch, Picasso, Cezanne and Degas, most likely looted or extorted by the Nazis from Jewish collectors. The works are now available to […]