Austria’s Leopold Museum paid $19 million to the heirs of the Jewish art dealer Lea Bondi Jaray to settle a decades-long dispute over Egon Schiele’s portrait of his lover Wally, stolen by the Nazis in the 1930s.
Three drawings by Egon Schiele are estimated to sell for a total of as much as 12 million pounds ($17.6 million) at an auction in London in February.
Vienna’s Leopold Museum agreed to pay $5 million to the granddaughter of Jenny Steiner, a Jewish silk- factory owner, to keep in its collection a painting by Egon Schiele that was stolen by the Nazis.
A cityscape by Egon Schiele valued at a record $50 million will be auctioned to pay for the settlement of one of the world’s longest-running art restitution cases.
Sotheby’s last night raised $155 million from a London auction of just 35 lots, led by a townscape by Egon Schiele that sold for an artist record.
Vienna’s Leopold Museum agreed to settle with the remaining claimants of Jenny Steiner to keep in its collection Egon Schiele’s “Houses by the Sea,” that was stolen by the Nazis.
Diethard Leopold, a Viennese psychotherapist whose father founded the Leopold Museum , is aiming to settle all outstanding Nazi-era claims for art in its collection within a year.
Austria’s Leopold Museum should return seven Nazi-looted paintings by Egon Schiele and Anton Romako to their rightful owners, said an art commission set up by the country’s Ministry of Culture.
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