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France to return 15 works of art looted from Jews during WWII

France’s senate is expected to approve the restitution of 15 works of art looted from their Jewish owners by the Nazis during the Holocaust.

France to return 15 works of art looted from Jews during WWII

Boston art museum will return 17th-century painting to heirs of its pre-WWII Jewish owner

Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to return 17th-century painting stolen during World War II to heirs of its Jewish owner.

Boston art museum to return painting looted during Holocaust

Swiss-Jewish artist wants museum to take down her paintings

Swiss-Jewish artist wants museum to take down her paintings over concerns about art purchased from Jews under duress during WWII.

Why this Jewish artist wants a museum to remove her paintings

Van Gogh painting stolen from Rothschild by Nazis sells for $35.9 million, breaking record

Painting stolen from Jewish owner by Nazis during the Holocaust sells for $36 million.

Van Gogh painting stolen from Rothschild by Nazis sells for $36m

UK National Gallery removes painting containing anti-Semitic tropes from website

1506 Dürer artwork displayed in upcoming exhibit will feature a guide that addresses the "anti-Semitic portrayal in the painting."

UK National Gallery removes 'anti-Semitic' painting from website

Fate of painting looted by Nazis from Jewish owner to be decided by US Supreme Court

Family has spent 15 years trying to recover 1897 Pissarro impressionist painting that eventually landed in a Spanish museum.

Fate of painting looted by Nazis to be decided by Supreme Court

Amsterdam to return $23.5 million painting to Jewish heirs

City officials end 9-year legal battle by giving up rights to Kandinsky painting sold under duress by Jewish art collector during Holocaust.

Amsterdam to return $23.5 million painting to Jewish heirs

French Jewish heiress gives up right to priceless impressionist painting stolen by Nazis

After 10-yr dispute with the U of Oklahoma, 81-year old French department store heiress decides to give up her battle for Pissarro painting.

French Jew gives up right to priceless artwork stolen by Nazis

Bavaria returns 19th C painting looted by Nazis to heirs of Jewish toy maker

Bavaria restituting painting by Austrian artist Joseph Wopfner to descendants of Jewish man whose collection was confiscated by the Nazis.

Bavaria returns 19th C painting to heirs of Jewish toy maker

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.

German city returns painting to heirs of Jewish businessman

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.

Germany returns 1480 painting stolen by Nazis to Jewish heirs

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.

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

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.

US court rules Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted painting

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.

Religious artist opposed nudity and was ousted from group

Italian painter unveils depiction of 1475 blood libel

New painting depicts blood libel - but includes 'historical inaccuracies.'

Italian painter unveils depiction of 1475 blood libel

New Jersey Artist Donates Israel Paintings to Charity

New Jersey artist Barbara Bortniker donates paintings of Israel scenes to charity

New Jersey Artist Donates Israel Paintings to Charityplayer

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.

Paintings attributed to Hitler fail to sell at German auction

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.

Hitler paintings to be auctioned

Inna Rogatchi sends a fine art photo message for Passover

Inna Rogatchi sends a fine art photo message for Passover from the Kotel.

Inna Rogatchi sends a fine art photo message for Passover

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.

France returns paintings to heirs of Jews who fled Nazis

Nazi-looted Pissarro painting at center of legal tussle

Descendants of Holocaust survivor push court to annul sale of painting confiscated by Nazis.

Nazi-looted Pissarro painting at center of legal tussle

Hitler painting shows 'misery, not grandeur'

Oil painting by Hitler on display in Italian exhibit.

Hitler painting shows 'misery, not grandeur'

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.

Germany: Some of Looted Art Trove May be Returned to Munich Man

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.

Experts: It Won't be Easy to Track Owners of Looted Art

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.

Germany Finds 1,500 Paintings Stolen by Nazis

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.

Samaria as You've Never Seen It on Display

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.

France: Stolen WWII Art Returned 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.

France to Return Stolen Art to Jewish Owners