German Government Releases Details of Looted Gurlitt Art Collection

November 14th, 2013

Munich Apartment where Paintings Were Found, via TelegraphIn response to heated demands by Jewish political groups and advocates, the German government has disclosed information on the collection of over 600 works found in the apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt.  At least 590 of the works may have been looted during World War II, the government announced.  At least 25 have already been listed in the Lost Art Internet Database.  “We can well understand that especially Jewish organisations are asking many questions. They represent older people who were treated very badly,” said spokesman, Steffen Seibert.Read more at The Guardian