An important pastel by Edgar Degas looted by the Nazis in Paris in 1940 ‘Portrait of Gabrielle Diot’, 1890, owned by the renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg is sought by the family for restitution.
The heirs of Paul Rosenberg have confirmed the unconditional restitution of Henri Matisse’s ‘Femme Assise’, discovered in the Munich home of Cornelius Gurlitt in 2012. Christopher A. Marinello, an attorney representing the Rosenberg family, said:“We are delighted that ‘Femme Assise’ has now been returned and that we may count another step forward in recovering the works looted […]
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 […]
A Norwegian museum has agreed to the restitution of a $20m (£12m) Matisse painting stolen by the Nazis from the highly regarded Jewish art dealer Paul Rosenberg. The masterpiece was created in 1937 and owned by the dealer, who also represented Picasso and other artists considered degenerate by the Third Reich. In 1941 Rosenberg was […]
Over 1,500 ‘degenerate’ artworks including paintings by Picasso, Matisse and Chagall, stolen by the Nazis or forcibly sold at auction by Jewish art collectors in the 1930s and 1940s have been discovered in the German city Munich. This is the largest single find of looted art in post war history. The discovery came to light […]