London’s National Gallery Contesting Claims Over Matisse Work as Nazi-Loot

October 28th, 2016

henri-matisse-portrait-of-greta-moll-via-art-newspaperLondon’s National Gallery is contesting a claim that one of its premier Matisse paintings is former Nazi loot.  Portrait of Greta Moll passed through several hands before purchase in 1979, at a time when provenance was not nearly as closely monitored or considered during acquisitions.  The museum is calling for dismissal of the case over “jurisdictional issues.” 

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