The BBC program “Fact or Fortune” believes that Nazi art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt acquired Moore’s sketch legitimately.
Over 400 works from the collection of Hildebrand Gurlitt, a Nazi-collaborating art dealer, have gone on display in Switzerland and Germany.
After a series of stops and starts, the art hoard of Cornelius Gurlitt will receive its first public exhibits this fall.
Cornelius Gurlitt possessed one of the most enormous secret collections of art ever uncovered. After a long legal battle, the work might soon be displayed.
Cornelius Gurlitt’s art hoard, collected by his father in collaboration with the Nazis, has made headlines since its discovery in 2012. Now, for the first time, some of the collection will be made viewable for the public.
In 2012, German investigators broke into the apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt and confiscated nearly 1,300 pieces of modern art. Susan Ronald chronicles the scandal and its backdrop for a new book.
A German court formally authorized the return of two Nazi-looted artworks from the collection of the late art collector Cornelius Gurlitt.
Experts have determined that a painting by Camille Pissarro from the cache of reclusive German art collector Cornelius Gurlitt was stolen by Nazis from its rightful owner, according to German officials.
Two paintings confiscated by the Nazis from their Jewish owners will be returned to their heirs in separate restitution deals.
A Swiss museum formally agreed to accept the bequest of hundreds of art works from the late German art collector Cornelius Gurlitt, which may include Nazi-looted art.