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Swiss WWII looted art: progress made, more needs to be done

Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Switzerland has taken more measures since June 2009 to finding the owners and track the history of ownership—the provenance—of art stolen during the Nazi era, but more needs to be done, a report issued 18 January for the Swiss Federal Council shows.”Museums need to intensify provenance research,” the report notes, and public and private museums both need to do more to raise public awareness of provenance research and the issues involved.

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