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


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.


The remainder of the article is here:


Published by

Charles McCain

Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: