Krefeld Rejects Claim Over Piet Mondrian Works

July 3rd, 2019

The German city of Krefeld has rejected a claim from the heirs of Piet Mondrian who say that four works by the artist in the Kaiser Wilhelm Museum were actually lent, rather than given to the museum. “Everything suggests that the pictures came to Krefeld legally,” says Frank Meyer, the city’s mayor. “The report confirms our position that there are no grounds for restitution.”

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