Cornelius Gurlitt

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Cornelius Gurlitt

Signac painting in Gurlitt hoard identified as Nazi loot

Restitution discussions with descendants of Jewish owner are underway

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Museums & Heritage

Austrian exhibition to reveal story of Wolfgang Gurlitt, art dealer for the Nazis turned museum director

Lentos Kunstmuseum in Linz confronts the legacy of its controversial first director, cousin of Hildebrand Gurlitt

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Paul Cézanne

Cézanne painting from Gurlitt hoard goes on show for first time since before Second World War

Painter’s descendants reach agreement with Kunstmuseum Bern, which has been acknowledged as rightful owner of work

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Exhibitions

Cornelius Gurlitt’s art hoard finally gets first public showing

Organisers hope two shows will lead to restitution claims from victims of Nazi persecution

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Restitution

Painting in Gurlitt hoard identified as Nazi loot—thanks to a tiny repair hole

Portrait by Thomas Couture belonged to a French politician who opposed the Nazis

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Documenta 14 artists will respond to discovery of Gurlitt art hoard

Commissioned works will explore Nazi loot and "riddle of German history"

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Restitution

Menzel drawing and Pissarro painting in Gurlitt trove are restituted to heirs

Four art works from the controversial collection have now been returned to the families of their original owners

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Exhibitions

Bern and Bonn schedule first exhibitions of Cornelius Gurlitt’s art for November

Bern to focus on “degenerate” art while Bonn focuses on Nazi looting in show that will move on to Berlin