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German Magazine Reports 1,500 Stolen Masterpieces Discovered in Munich Apartmenti
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Zlatica Hoke
November 05, 2013 5:18 AM
A German media report says authorities confiscated a cache of about 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. Zlatica Hoke reports that the masterpieces likely were owned by Jewish families.

German Magazine Reports 1,500 Stolen Masterpieces Discovered in Munich Apartment

Zlatica Hoke

Published November 05, 2013

A German media report says authorities confiscated a cache of about 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. Zlatica Hoke reports that the masterpieces likely were owned by Jewish families.


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