Missing Artwork Looted By Nazi Forces Discovered In Munich Apartment

Posted: Nov 4 2013, 10:42am CST | by , in News | Other Stuff


Missing Artwork Looted by Nazi Forces Discovered in Munich Apartment

Art was hidden for decades

An interesting report is making the rounds having to do with an estimated 1500 missing pieces of artwork, some from very famous artists, they were taken by the Nazi forces during World War II. According to reports, famous artworks from Picasso, Matisse, and Emil Nolde that were taken by the Nazis have been discovered in an apartment in Munich.

The artworks confiscated by customs investigators with some reports indicating that the collection is worth $1.35 billion. The art was discovered when the apartment owner was being investigated for tax evasion.

The man's father was reportedly an art collector. The collection was filled with artworks that the Nazis labeled degenerate and were confiscated were stolen from Jewish collectors. The artwork was allegedly collected during the 1930s and 1940s by an unnamed man and his elderly son kept the art for over 50 years.

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