Category: restitution

India – Your Majesty: Thou shalt not steal

medium.com/@Anuraag_Saxena/your-majesty-thou-shalt-not-steal-fec406ef847e April 21, 2018 I wonder if the Archbishop has had the “Thou shall not steal” conversation with Her Majesty. In fact, I wonder if his predecessors had one with those that adorned the throne before her. I’m guessing, at…

Jerusalem, Israel: Israel Museum returns Nazi-looted artwork

Israel Museum returns Nazi-looted artwork http://www.jta.org/news/article/2010/09/29/2741080/israel-museum-returns-nazi-looted-artwork September 29, 2010 JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israel Museum has restituted a Paul Klee drawing to the estate of the Jewish art collector who owned the work before it was looted by the Nazis.…

Munich, Germany: German court order return of stolen Cypriot treasures

German court order return of stolen Cypriot treasures http://www.cyprus-mail.com/cyprus-problem/german-court-order-return-stolen-cypriot-treasures/20100928 By Natali Hami and George Psyllides Published on September 28, 2010 SCORES of valuable religious artefacts looted from churches in the Turkish-occupied north are a step closer to repatriation following the…

Munich, Germany: German court orders Cypriot treasures return

German court orders Cypriot treasures return http://famagusta-gazette.com/german-court-orders-cypriot-treasures-return-p10853-69.htm BREAKING NEWS • Mon, Sep 27, 2010 A German court has ordered the repatriation of priceless Cypriot treasures, stolen from Cyprus’ northern Turkish occupied part of the country. A press release, issued by…

Vienna Psychotherapist Tackles Nazi-Era Art Claims at Museum

Vienna Psychotherapist Tackles Nazi-Era Art Claims at Museum http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-08-17/vienna-psychotherapist-tackles-nazi-era-claims-at-museum-founded-by-father.html By Catherine Hickley – Aug 17, 2010 7:00 PM ET Tue Aug 17 23:00:01 GMT 2010 “Portrait of Wally” (1912) by Egon Schiele. The Leopold Museum in Vienna paid $19 million…

Japan/Korea: Artifact transfer may cause friction

Monday, Aug. 16, 2010 Artifact transfer may cause friction http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20100816x2.html Ownership question could keep in Japan some Korean items seized during colonial rule Kyodo News Despite Prime Minister Naoto Kan’s promise last week to give back artifacts to South Korea…

Painting stolen by Nazi now on display in New York

Painting stolen by Nazi now on display in New York http://edition.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/07/29/new.york.stolen.painting/#fbid=9ojdDUuCVGI By the CNN Wire Staff July 29, 2010 — Updated 2327 GMT (0727 HKT) (CNN) — A demur redhead in a modest black dress is making a brief appearance…

Mystery of family's art unraveled: Stolen in World War II

Mystery of family’s art unraveled: Stolen in World War II http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/07/25/1581501/mystery-of-familys-art-unraveled.html Heinrich Buerkel artworks stolen in WWII era are returned to Germany. By Mark Washburn mwashburn@charlotteobserver.com Posted: Sunday, Jul. 25, 2010 In 1945, about 50 pieces of art from the…

Dutch gov't returns stolen antiquities to Iraq

Dutch gov’t returns stolen antiquities to Iraq http://www.paltelegraph.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1312:dutch-govt-returns-stolen-antiquities-to-iraq&catid=72:arts&Itemid=157 Friday, 10 July 2009 08:24 Germany, July 10, (Pal Telegraph) – The Dutch government has turned over dozens of antiquities stolen from Iraq to Baghdad’s ambassador. The 69 pieces include cylindrical stone…

Nazi Controversy Stirred as Liebermann Heirs Slam Auction Sale

Nazi Controversy Stirred as Liebermann Heirs Slam Auction Sale http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-07-01/nazi-controversy-stirred-as-liebermann-heirs-slam-auction-sale.html By Catherine Hickley – Jul 1, 2010 German artist Max Liebermann. The Hamburg auction house Hauswedell & Nolte sold a Liebermann sketch that was in the artist’s possession at his…

Tang Dynasty sarcophagus brought back home

Tang Dynasty sarcophagus brought back home http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2010-06/18/content_20286016.htm China Daily, June 18, 2010 The return of a smuggled Tang Dynasty (AD 618 – 907) sarcophagus from the United States to China may serve as a good example for international collaboration to…

Austria Urges Return of Altar Panels to Jewish Heir (Update1)

Austria Urges Return of Altar Panels to Jewish Heir (Update1) http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-10/austria-urges-return-of-altar-panels-to-jewish-heir-update1-.html June 10, 2010, 11:54 AM EDT More From Businessweek By Catherine Hickley June 10 (Bloomberg) — An Austrian government council recommended that two 16th-century Dutch altar panels, two paintings…

UK appoints Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues

Press release: Wednesday 9 June 2010 UK appoints Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues Foreign Secretary William Hague has appointed Sir Andrew Burns as the United Kingdom’s first Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues. Sir Andrew, a former UK Ambassador to Israel, will be…

Descartes letter returned to French library

Descartes letter returned to French library http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5g5SktlpbtRb96K1jjLQrBrFxZopgD9G78LKG1 (AP) – 16 hours ago PARIS — A letter by 17th century French philosopher Rene Descartes that languished unnoticed in a U.S. college library for more than a century has been restored to…

Library to pay for stolen Jewish books

Library to pay for stolen Jewish books http://austrianindependent.com/news/General_News/2010-06-04/2992/Library_to_pay_for_stolen_Jewish_books The Austrian National Library said it would pay 135,000 euros (164,000 dollars) for thousands of books in its possession that were taken by the Nazis from Jews during World War II. In…

'Of all that we are fighting to preserve'

‘Of all that we are fighting to preserve’ http://www.thonline.com/article.cfm?id=283507 BY BRUCE KAUFFMANN FOR THE TH Advertisement Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during the Second World War, was not your typical soldier, as evidenced by the…

Reassembled 15th-century altarpiece to go home

Reassembled 15th-century altarpiece to go home http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Reassembled-15th-century-altarpiece-to-go-home/20696 St Korbinian panels by Friedrich Pacher will return to the Austrian pilgrimage church By Martin Bailey | From issue 213, May 2010 Published online 6 May 10 (Conservation) St Korbinian altarpiece london. A…

‘Monuments Men' recovered art stolen by the Nazis

‘Monuments Men’ recovered art stolen by the Nazis http://telegram.com/article/20100426/NEWS/4260395/1101 Author describes WWII heroics; 3 men had ties to Worcester Art Museum Robert Edsel talks about soldiers who located and saved thousands of works of art stolen from European museums by…

Sweden to hand back historic Danish document

Sweden to hand back historic Danish document Sweden to hand back historic Danish document Posted on30 April 2010. Tags: culture, Denmark, document, history, jyske log, museums, Sweden Long running bartering between library directors has led to an agreement by Sweden…

Egypt on a mission to get back artifacts

Egypt on a mission to get back artifacts http://www.suntimes.com/news/world/2196348,CST-NWS-tut25.article Comments April 24, 2010 SUN-TIMES STAFF, ASSOCIATED PRESS When the King Tut exhibit opened at Chicago’s Field Museum in 2006, Egypt’s antiquities chief Zahi Hawass turned the proceedings upside down, calling…

Greek bronze will stay in the Getty Villa

Greek bronze will stay in the Getty Villa http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Greek-bronze-will-stay-in-the-Getty-Villa%20/20504 Museum rejects Italian judge’s decision because the Fano Athlete was found outside Italian waters By Martha Lufkin | From issue 212, April 2010 Published online 14 Apr 10 (Museums) BOSTON. The…

FBI Returns Paintings to Peru

http://www.ethiopianreview.com/news/62967 FBI Returns Paintings to Peru ethiopianreview.com | April 11th, 2010 at 4:35 am Today the FBI returned to the government of Peru two Colonial paintings that were recovered by the FBI Art Crime Team. FBI Assistant Director Kevin Perkins,…

Restitution of Sri Lankan artifacts

Restitution of Sri Lankan artifacts http://www.island.lk/2010/04/13/opinion2.html Apropos my article on the above subject published in The Island mid last month, I regret that I have made an error when I referred to the King’s Crown which was stolen from the…