More than 500 items in Germany’s lost-art database are listed as belonging to Lucie Mayer-Fuld.
Hilde Schramm used her paintings belonging to her Nazi father to help Jewish women artists.
“We are not in a legal position to buy something that according to Italian and international law we already own.”
“I think that they’ve been transformative.”
A German art museum said it has found 18 works in its collection that may have been stolen from Jews by the Nazis.
French government-owned museums will return three paintings that they came to possess after the Nazis stole them from Jews during the Holocaust, France’s minister for culture said.
A painting by Marc Chagall discovered in a sensational art trove found in Munich is believed to have been looted by the Nazis from a Latvian Jewish family.