It was returned by a New York man who found the work, valued at $1 million, in his parents’ garage.
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The court said “Statue of a Victorious Youth,” currently one of the Getty Museum’s most prized possessions, belongs to Italy.
The buyer of a Sisley painting, now recognized as having been stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish collector, says he wants his money back, plus interest.
Objects taken in the 19th century were returned at a news conference on Wednesday.
The heirs of Fritz Grunbaum, an Austrian entertainer and art collector, had sued for the return of the works, citing a new law that eases restrictions on claims.
A museum wasn’t sure whose head it had put on display. That’s when the F.B.I.’s forensic scientists were called in to crack the agency’s oldest case.
Several of the objects are included in a new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Ethiopians have campaigned for their return for 150 years.
President Emmanuel Macron of France pledged to return looted artifacts to Africa. This week, he asked two experts to help work out how.
The museum is displaying the work in two new rooms. Critics praise the effort but say it does little to reunite the paintings with their rightful owners.
The city’s mayor has backtracked on his last-minute cancellation of an exhibition at the city’s Stadtmuseum about Max Stern, who fled Nazi Germany in 1938.