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Munich Court Upholds Kunstmuseum Bern’s Claim to 1,000-Plus Gurlitt Collection Works

A Munich court has rejected inheritance claims made by a cousin of Cornelius Gurlitt, a reclusive art collector who died at the age of 81 this past May, to Gurlitt’s collection of over 1,000 artworks, The New York Times reports. Before he … Read More

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Dance at Bougival, 1883,  oil on canvas,  715⁄8" x 385⁄8".

Seduction is Afoot

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Potential Restitution Claim for Renoir Prompts Preemptive Suit

NEW YORK—Representatives for the estate of a Chicago couple who owned a landscape painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Illinois last month after an attempt to sell the work at auction was blocked when the auction house discovered evidence that the work might be one of several sold under duress in Europe in the 1930s because of the Nazi regime. Read More