26 février 2016

Pissarro painting looted by Nazis and owned by the University of Oklahoma to return to France

"Bergère rentrant des moutons", Camille Pissarro, 1886. WASHINGTON (AFP).- A painting by Camille Pissarro will return to a Jewish family in France whose art collection was looted by the Nazis in 1941, a lawyer who led the negotiations said. The University of Oklahoma will give back "La bergère rentrant des moutons" - or "Shepherdess bringing in sheep" - to Holocaust survivor Leone Meyer, her New York lawyer Pierre Ciric told AFP about the restitution agreement signed Monday. Meyer is the adoptive daughter of... [Lire la suite]