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An interview with Wesley A. Fisher on the restitution of Nazi-looted art

Wesley A. Fisher is the Director of Research at the World Jewish Restitution Organisation (WJRO) and the Conference on Jewish Claims Against Germany, which conduct a comprehensive program toward the restitution of Jewish-owned art and cultural property lost and plundered during the Holocaust. Specialised in the matter of cultural property and …

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Q&A: Marianne Rosenberg talks about family, history and her latest art venture

It is a quest that spans three generations. It involves Nazis, Picasso and World War Two battles. It would be rejected as a film plot, but the hunt to recover Paul Rosenberg’s stolen art collection is a tale of prudence, luck, coincidence and determination. It starts in the late 19th …

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Painting confiscated by Nazis returned to rightful inheritor

The painting, attributed to the school of the Italian mannerist painter Giovanni Battista Moroni, realised during the 17th century, and entitled Portrait d’un homme, has been returned to its rightful heir, the daughter of an art historian and museum curator, August Liebmann Mayer, a German from whom the Nazis had stolen the painting …