November 30, 2011
An Austrian museum has handed a Klimt painting looted by the Nazis to a descendent of the original owner.
Agence France Presse
Austrian museum to return Nazi-stolen Klimt
(AFP) – Apr 21, 2011
VIENNA — An Austrian museum announced Thursday it will return a Gustav Klimt painting stolen by the Nazis and worth over 20 million euros, to the Canadian descendant of the previous Jewish owner.
Expert reports backed Georges Jorisch’s claim to the 1915 painting “Litzlberg am Attersee” (“Litzlberg on the Attersee”), which had belonged to his Jewish grandmother Amalie Redlich, according to Salzburg’s Museum of Modern Art.
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