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Manuel Martinez

Art Institute

Manuel Martinez

Artworks alleged to have been stolen during the Holocaust seized from Art Institute of Chicago

Manuel Martinez

 
The Art Institute of Chicago is one of three institutions at the center of a dispute over art that was allegedly stolen during the holocaust. Investigators in New York seized artworks by Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele from museums in Chicago, Pittsburg, and Ohio. The pieces were part of a larger collection owned by Fritz Grünbaum, an Austrian Jewish art collector who was murdered at the Dachau concentration camp in 19-41.
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