Balky Bavarians US Congress Demands Action on Nazi Looted Art

Are artworks looted by the Nazis from Jewish collectors still hanging in Bavarian museums? Twenty-nine members of the US Congress think so, and have written a letter to the German state demanding that officials stop dragging their feet on restitution.
Twenty-nine members of the US House of Representatives have thrown their support behind the anscestors of art collector Albert Flechtheim as they seek restitution.

Twenty-nine members of the US House of Representatives have thrown their support behind the anscestors of art collector Albert Flechtheim as they seek restitution.

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Michael Hulton has long been trying to get restitution for the paintings he believes his great uncle Albert Flechtheim sold under duress.

Michael Hulton has long been trying to get restitution for the paintings he believes his great uncle Albert Flechtheim sold under duress.

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