In WW2, the Brits looted too...

November 19 2011

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Picture: Indiana University

Here's an unusual one: a painting is to be restituted to the German government. The late 15th Century Cologne School Flagellation of Christ (detail above) was looted by (ahem) a British soldier from the Jagdschloss Grunewald in 1945, before ending up in the Art Museum of Indianapolis University. It had previously been in the German royal collection. Perhaps Kaiser Wilhelm's descendants will now claim it back... More here.

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