Dr. Oetker Returns Painting to Heirs of Jewish Collector Killed by Nazis

November 22nd, 2019

Dr. Oetker, a German food company, has returned a painting by Carl Spitzweg to the heirs of a Jewish tobacco dealer killed at Buchenwald concentration camp. “This settlement with a private collection on the basis of a solution that is both amicable and equitable is exemplary,” Gunnar Schnabel, the lawyer representing the heirs of collector Leo Bendel, said in a statement. “Unfortunately such solutions are still the exception to the rule.”

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