Work in Gurlitt Horde Identified by Repair Hole

October 27th, 2017

A painting in the Gurlitt horde, Thomas Couture’s Portrait de jeune femme assise, has been identified as Nazi loot after conservators identified a tiny repair hole in the surface of the piece. “The fact that the researchers managed to identify this painting as Nazi loot with scholarly meticulousness and persistence shows how important it is to persevere with provenance research,” says the German culture minister Monika Grütters in a statement.Read more at Art Newspaper