Artworks looted by Nazi art dealer accepted by Bern museum

Bern, Switzerland.

Bern, Switzerland. Image by Edwin Lee / CC BY 2.0

The Museum of Fine Arts in Bern, Switzerland announced it will accept 1000 priceless artworks that were looted during the Nazi era. The artworks, including those by Picasso, Monet and Chagall, were discovered in German recluse Cornelius Gurtlitt’s home last year. Cornelius, who died last year, was the son of an art dealer appointed by Hitler to help plunder artworks from Jewish collections and museums. Read more: thelocal.ch

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