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Egon Schiele Work Restituted by Museum Ludwig to Sell at Sotheby’s

A 1917 watercolor by Egon Schiele that was recently restituted by Colonge’s Museum Ludwig will be sold during Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern art evening sale on May 12 in New York. It is expected to fetch a price of $2.5 million–$3.5 million and is being offered with a guarantee. Schiele’s...
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German Panel Recommends Restitution of Nazi-Looted Egon Schiele Painting

In 1917, artist Egon Schiele painted the watercolor Crouching Female Nude. It spent many years in the collection of Dr. Heinrich Rieger, a dentist who sometimes accepted art in lieu of payment. Sadly, the painting ended up being looted by the Nazis before Rieger and his wife were murdered in concentration camps. In 1966, Crouching Female Nude was donated to the city of Cologne, and it has been part of the collection of the Museum Ludwig since 1976. That seems likely to change, however.
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