German Nazi Loot Panel Rules for Return of Egon Schiele Watercolor

February 9th, 2021

The German government’s advisory panel on Nazi-looted art has ruled that the city of Cologne should return an Egon Schiele that was likely sold under duress by Heinrich Rieger, a Jewish Viennese dentist and art collector. “We are relieved that there are now prospects for a fair and just solution with the return of the work to the family,” says Yilmaz Dziewior, the director of the Museum Ludwig.

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