Camille Pissarro and Paul Signac Works, Once Looted by Nazis Head to Auction

January 13th, 2020

Recovered works by Camille Pissarro and Paul Signac are set to go to auction at Sotheby’s this February, pieces looted by the Nazis during WWII and just recently returned to the descendants of their original owners from the holdings of the Musée D’Orsay.  “It’s a pity for the Musée d’Orsay to lose these paintings, but it’s a good example of a country acting in an honorable fashion. It’s the right thing to do,” says Thomas Boyd-Bowman, a director at Sotheby’s impressionist and modern art department. “Looting and vandalism should not profit others.”

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