22 juillet 2010

Leopold Museum Pays a $19 Million Settlement for Egon Schiele's "Portrait of Wally"

Egon Schiele, Bildnis Wally, 1912, Öl auf Holz, 32,7 x 39,8 cm, Inv.Nr. 453, Leopold Museum, Wien. NEW YORK (AP).- A 12-year dispute that illustrated the difficulty of proving art was stolen by Nazis in World War II ended Tuesday with an agreement that a 1912 oil painting entitled "Portrait of Wally" will be returned to a Vienna museum and displayed with an acknowledgement that it was stolen from a Jewish art dealer by a Nazi agent. The settlement calls for the Leopold Museum to own the painting by Austrian... [Lire la suite]
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