Kunstmuseum Bern Still Waiting on Gurlitt Art Trove Due to Legal Dispute

February 18th, 2015

Kunstmuseum Bern, via Kunstmuseum BernFollowing the death of Cornelius Gurlitt, the works he had willed to the Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland have hung in limbo, the subject of a dispute filed by his cousin Uta Werner, which questions the authenticity and authority of his will.  “The Board of Trustees regrets this delay, in particular because it will impede the settlement of restitution cases that have already been clarified and endorsed by the Kunstmuseum Bern, but the circumstances are beyond its control,” the museum said in a statement.

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