A Tragic Fate: Law and Ethics in the Battle Over Nazi-Looted by Nicholas M. O'Donnell PDF

By Nicholas M. O'Donnell

ISBN-10: 1634257332

ISBN-13: 9781634257336

The prepared robbery of good artwork through Nazi Germany has captivated around the globe realization within the final 20 years. up to the other subject bobbing up out of global conflict , stolen paintings has confirmed to be a topic that easily won't leave. Newly came upon artistic endeavors pit survivors and their heirs opposed to museums, overseas countries, or even their very own kinfolk. those tales are enduring simply because they converse to 1 of the middle tragedies of the Nazi period: how a country on the top of excellent paintings and tradition spawned a legalized tradition of robbery and plunder. a sad destiny is the 1st booklet to significantly tackle the felony and moral principles that experience dictated the result of restitution claims among competing claimants to an analogous artworks. It presents a heritage of paintings and tradition in German-occupied Europe, an advent to the main major collections in Europe to be precise through the Nazis, and a story of the efforts to reclaim looted paintings within the many years following the Holocaust via profiles of a few of the artwork world’s most renowned and influential restitution cases.

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