Art dealer paid Nazis just 4,000 Swiss Francs for masterpieces

GemmaHart

GemmaHart

2015-07-06 11:49:52

The art dealer whose son was found to have hoarded a treasure trove of masterpieces in his Munich flat paid the Nazis just 4,000 Swiss Francs for 200 paintings now thought to be worth millions, it has emerged. Hildebrand Gurlitt was sold the collection – which included works by Chagall and Picasso – by Hitler’s propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels in May 1940, according to a purchase contract published by German paper Bild am Sonntag.
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JodyT

2015-07-06 11:49:52

Now that is inflation!




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