Restituted Pictures head to Christie's

October 31 2021

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz: have published an article on a set of restituted paintings which will feature in Christie's December Old Master Paintings sale in London. The works, including paintings by the likes of El Greco (pictured) and Emmanuel de Witte are being offered by the heirs of Julius and Camilla Priester, whose collection of paintings were seized by the Nazis in 1944. The recent restitution of the pictures was made possible with assistance from the Commission for Looted Art in Europe (CLAE), who spotted several paintings with various art dealers.

The El Greco Portrait of a Gentleman (pictured) will be offered for sale at Christie's London on 7th December 2021 carrying an estimate of £800k - £1.2m.

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