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German city returns painting to heirs of Jewish businessman

German city returns painting to heirs of Jewish businessman

In precedent-setting case, German city to return painting to heirs of Jewish businessman who was once in concentration camp.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 01/05/2021 20:49
Germany returns medieval painting stolen by Nazis to Jewish heirs

Germany returns medieval painting stolen by Nazis to Jewish heirs

Painting depicting St. Florian had belonged to a famous Jewish owned gallery which lost most of its art in 1935.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 22:58
Is painting on NYC mayoral candidate’s wall portrait of a rabbi?

Is painting on NYC mayoral candidate’s wall portrait of a rabbi?

NYT profile on New York mayoral candidate Raymond McGuire draws attention of Jewish readers with portrait of what appears to be a rabbi.Shira Hanau, JTA, 12/02/2021 10:17
Spanish museum can keep $40 million Nazi-looted Pissarro painting, US appeals court rules

Spanish museum can keep $40 million Nazi-looted Pissarro painting, US appeals court rules

Spanish museum does not need to return painting to heirs of the Jewish Holocaust refugee who rightfully owned it.Marcy Oster, JTA, 21/08/2020 11:04
New Jersey Artist Donates Israel Paintings to Charity

New Jersey Artist Donates Israel Paintings to Charity

New Jersey artist Barbara Bortniker donates paintings of Israel scenes to charitySharona Cohen, 08/07/2020 15:00
Religious artist opposed nudity and was ousted from group

Religious artist opposed nudity and was ousted from group

FB group for Israeli painters member writes post asking to avoid sharing nude paintings in group. Next day he finds himself ousted.Yonatan Gottleib, 02/06/2020 21:21
Italian painter unveils depiction of 1475 blood libel

Italian painter unveils depiction of 1475 blood libel

New painting depicts blood libel - but includes 'historical inaccuracies.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 28/03/2020 20:03
Paintings attributed to Hitler fail to sell at German auction

Paintings attributed to Hitler fail to sell at German auction

Five watercolors attributed to Nazi dictator do not sell in auction in Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fakes.Ben Ariel, 11/02/2019 06:22
Hitler paintings to be auctioned

Hitler paintings to be auctioned

More than 30 paintings and drawings presumed to be work of Nazi dictator due to go on auction on Saturday.Nissan Tzur, 06/02/2019 05:46
Inna Rogatchi sends a fine art photo message for Passover

Inna Rogatchi sends a fine art photo message for Passover

Inna Rogatchi sends a fine art photo message for Passover from the Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2018 10:25
France returns paintings to heirs of Jews who fled Nazis

France returns paintings to heirs of Jews who fled Nazis

French government transfers 16th century paintings to descendants of Jews forced to flee Europe in World War II.JTA, 13/02/2018 22:54
Nazi-looted Pissarro painting at center of legal tussle

Nazi-looted Pissarro painting at center of legal tussle

Descendants of Holocaust survivor push court to annul sale of painting confiscated by Nazis.AFP, 09/10/2017 14:51
Hitler painting shows 'misery, not grandeur'

Hitler painting shows 'misery, not grandeur'

Oil painting by Hitler on display in Italian exhibit.JTA, 20/03/2017 15:15
Looted Art May be Returned to Munich Man

Looted Art May be Returned to Munich Man

Some paintings in an art trove looted by the Nazis may be returned to the Munich man in whose apartment they were discovered.Elad Benari and AFP, 11/11/2013 06:42
Experts: Not Easy to Track Owners of Looted Art

Experts: Not Easy to Track Owners of Looted Art

Identifying the rightful owners of a vast trove of art looted by the Nazis will be an enormous task, say experts.Elad Benari, 07/11/2013 06:43
Germany Finds 1,500 Paintings Stolen by Nazis

Germany Finds 1,500 Paintings Stolen by Nazis

Nearly 1,500 priceless paintings that were stolen by the Nazis have been discovered in a flat in Munich.Elad Benari, 04/11/2013 04:12
Samaria as You've Never Seen It on Display

Samaria as You've Never Seen It on Display

Paintings by physicist and electro-optic engineer David Fish on exhibit at Modiin show the less-familiar side of Shomron.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2013 16:09
France: Stolen WWII Art Returned to Jewish Owners

France: Stolen WWII Art Returned to Jewish Owners

Six paintings that fell into the hands of the Nazis after their Jewish owner was forced to sell have been returned to his grandson.Elad Benari, 20/03/2013 04:43
France to Return Stolen Art to Jewish Owners

France to Return Stolen Art to Jewish Owners

France will return seven paintings to the heirs of two Jewish families whose artworks were stolen during World War II.Elad Benari, 15/02/2013 06:14