National Maritime Museum

Acquisitions round-up: flag and sledge from British polar expedition saved from leaving UK

Our pick of the latest gifts and purchases to enter international museum collections

Germans call for return of paintings in the National Maritime Museum seized by British troops

The London museum has turned down two previous requests for restitution

Looted artarchive

Revealed: six paintings in Maritime Museum were seized by British troops from Nazi Germany

Last month we reported that a Nazi picture in the London gallery was taken by British soldiers at the end of World War II. We have now discovered that other works of art were also removed

Art marketarchive

Tribunal rules in favour of disclosing price of Conrad Shawcross piece

After initially refusing , the true price was eventually disclosed

Art theftarchive

Question in Parliament uncovers extensive losses regarding thefts from UK national museums

13 paintings from the National Maritime Museum, a £100,000 chest from the British Museum, and a Burne-Jones panel from the V&A are some of the items stolen