The New York Times recently carried a fascinating piece on some of the city’s famous art pieces that were seized as wartime booty in the past. Focusing particularly on the Louvre and Identifying Paris as the most significant victim of Hitler’s art theft during the second world war t “Hunting for looted Art in Paris” is a fascinating read written from the perspective of an author who made Paris the centre of her research as a grad student about nine years ago. it’s a really good read.
(click on the heading above to read the NY times piece! it’s worth a read.