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View Resource Spoliation of Works of Art during the Holocaust and World War II Period: Progress Report on UK Museums' Provenance Research for the Period 1933-1945

In early 2000, experts in Britain released a list of approximately 350 works of art in British museums with hazy provenances, and which may have been stolen from European Jews and others by the Nazis. Worth millions of dollars, the suspect art includes works by Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Cezanne, and many others. At the National Museum Directors' Conference Spoilation site, users can read the full...
View Resource Provenance Research Project

In the past few years, more and more art museums have grown concerned about the presence of art within their collections that may have been seized by Nazis during the reign of the Third Reich. Not surprisingly, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has led the way in providing detailed information about the provenance of works of art in their holdings, particularly those with gaps in their history of...
View Resource After return and restoration, paintings by Edvard Munch to go back on display

Munch's Scream, Madonna set for summer return in Oslo Edvard Munch: The Dance of Life Site Edvard Munch Online Munch Museum [Macromedia Flash...