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  • A newly discovered self-portrait of the German painter Otto Dix is beamed onto a wall during a news conference about works of art found in a Munich apartment in 2011.
  • A painting by German artist Otto Dix that was found in a Munich apartment in 2011.
  • A formerly unknown painting of French artist Marc Chagall was one of the paintings found in a Munich apartment in 2011.
  • A painting by Italian artist Antonio Canaletto that was found in a Munich apartment in 2011.
  • 'Sitting Woman' by French artist Henri Matisse was one of the works found in a Munich apartment in 2011.
  • A formerly unknown picture by German artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner entitled "Melancholic Girl" was found in a Munich apartment in 2011.
  • "Two Horsemen at the Beach" by German artist Max Liebermann was one of the paintings found in a Munich apartment in 2011.

Stolen Masterpieces Discovered in Munich Apartment

Published November 05, 2013

A German media report says authorities confiscated 1,500 works of art from an apartment in Munich in 2011. The works -- including paintings by Picasso, Matisse and Chagall -- have been missing for 70 years and are believed to have been private property confiscated by the Nazis from Jewish families.


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