I was just holding for a friend.
The paintings were found in the apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt, 79, the reclusive son of art dealer and historian Hildebrandt Gurlitt, who supervised the Nazis’ confiscations of art works during the war.
U.S. calls for German transparency regarding the return of stolen Nazi art
Meanwhile, the man in whose Munich apartment the art trove was discovered seems to have disappeared.
The United States State Department is calling on Germany to operate transparently in returning Nazi-confiscated artworks unearthed in a Munich apartment to their rightful owners, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, quoting a U.S. official.