Monday, 24 March 2014

Norwegian Museum to Return Painting Stolen by Nazis to Owners

FSWC Reports:


The Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (HOK), a museum in Norway, will return a Nazi-looted painting by Henri Matisse to its owners, the museum said in a statement this week.

The painting, "Profil Bleu Devant la CheminĂ©e" (Woman in Blue in Front of a Fireplace), dated 1937, was seized by the Nazis on September 5, 1941 from French gallery owner and collector Paul Rosenberg.  


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