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fouldeliverer
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Police find $1B in art taken by Nazis

NYT

Trove of Nazi-Looted Art Reported Found in Munich Apartment


Forbes

Found Nazi Art Valued At $1B Is Worth How Much After Tax?


I recently watched a documentary on Nazi confiscation of art that was quite fascinating. I'm very glad this art has been found.


Stingray
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re: Police find $1B in art taken by Nazis
staged for the clooney movie


RummelTiger
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re: Police find $1B in art taken by Nazis
I wonder if Neal and Mozzie are behind this?


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TexasTiger39
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re: Police find $1B in art taken by Nazis
France?


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Breesus
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re: Police find $1B in art taken by Nazis
Prussians


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9Fiddy
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re: Police find $1B in art taken by Nazis
They found Mozzie's stash.


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Coeur du Tigre
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re: Police find $1B in art taken by Nazis
This is really incredible news. The implications for everyone involved are beyond belief -

- hundreds of Jewish victims and their descendants arguing with the German government. They will keep the lawyers busy for decades.

- over a billion Euros worth of art presently held and to be adjudicated by the Germans, something they don't want to touch with a barge pole but will have to.

- post-war sales in Switzerland of known stolen works, some through Jewish art dealers. Where are these works now? It won't be pretty.

This will be a great story.



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TheEnglishman
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re: Police find $1B in art taken by Nazis
Great plot for white collar tv show


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beachdude
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re: Police find $1B in art taken by Nazis
You are right about litigation over this. About 15 years ago there was an ongoing suit by the survivors of a woman whose portrait was painted by Gustav Klimt. The nazis (Austrian branch) had stolen it and it wound up in a museum in Vienna. As I recall the descendants of the owner/subject (Bloch, I believe) won their suit, recovered the painting and it is worth in the eight or nine figure range.


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Josh Fenderman
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