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United States v. Vaccaro (Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar)

United States v. Vaccaro, No. 1:99-mj-01950-UA, (S.D.N.Y dismissed May 8, 2001).

U.S. Customs agents seized a looted Jacopo de’ Barbari painting from a New York furniture restorer in 1999 after he attempted to negotiate a finder’s fee with the Weimar Museum, from which the painting had been stolen in 1945. The work was subsequently returned to the museum.

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