Hitler’s Last Hostages: Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich

Date: September 20, 2019

In 2013, the German government confiscated roughly 1,300 works by Matisse, Monet, and other masters from the Munich apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt, the reclusive son of one of Hitler’s primary art dealers. The author presents the story of those works of art, their theft, and their long restitution.