08 avril 2015

Norton Simon fails to stop lawsuit over Nazi-looted 'Adam' and 'Eve'

Lucas Cranach the Elder, "Adam" and "Eve"  (pair), c. 1530. Norton Simon Art Foundation Pasadena - The Norton Simon Museum will face continued legal action over ownership of a pair of 16th-century Adam and Eve paintings. The works by Lucas Cranach the Elder were looted by the Nazis, and bear a complicated provenance that stretches to the Russian Revolution. Since the 1970s, the pair has hung in the Pasadena museum. In a ruling in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Thursday, Judge John Walter denied the... [Lire la suite]