Stern Heirs’ Claim Against National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.)
The restitution of a Holocaust-era looted painting was effected without a formal legal claim when the heir of a Holocaust victim contacted the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C after seeing a Frans Snyders painting, formerly in his family’s collection, posted on the NGA’s website in a section listing objects in the Museum’s collection which had gaps in their provenance . . . .