New York Times– Norwegian Museum to Return Painting Looted by Nazis

 

This is quite a surprise. I wonder how many other museums will finally start doing this?

 

The New York Times

21 March 2014

Norwegian Museum to Return Matisse Looted From French Art Dealer by the Nazis

By TOM MASHBERG
 

A museum in Norway co-founded by the Olympic skating champion Sonja Henie has agreed to return one of its signature works, a portrait by Matisse, to the New York family of a prewar Paris art dealer after determining the painting was stolen by the Nazis.

 

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http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/03/21/norwegian-museum-to-return-matisse-looted-from-french-art-dealer-by-the-nazis/?_php=true&_type=blogs&emc=edit_tnt_20140321&nlid=46563708&tntemail0=y&_r=0

 

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