Austria advice due on claim to Klimt frieze looted by Nazis
An Austrian government advisory board is due to recommend whether one of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings should be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, reports the BBC Bethany Bel...
Heirs of Jewish art dealers sue Germany over art haul sold in Nazi era
The heirs call for the return of the so-called Welfenschatz, or Guelph Treasure - which they claim their ancestors sold under Nazi pressure
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Austria advice due on claim to Klimt frieze looted by Nazis
An Austrian government advisory board is due to recommend whether one of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings should be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, reports the BBC Bethany Bel...
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