Volume 13, No. 11

November 1992

U.S. & Cultural Property: President's Committee Nears Tenth Year
— Florence Squassi
Cultural Property Advisory Committee considers other countries' requests for import bans on cultural artifacts. Why only six requests for import restrictions in ten years

DeWeerth Reversed Again
— Franklin Feldman
Controversial DeWeerth v. Baldinger, 1987 decision, ruling DeWeerth could not sue present owner of stolen painting, is reversed by Judge Vincent Broderick. New appeal likely

Is Lord Nelson English?
— Virgilia H. Pancoast
Portrait submitted to IFAR and attributed to John Hoppner was probably copied from original or an engraving by another hand, says expert John Wilson of Cincinnati Art Museum.

Weimar Cranachs Recovered: German Police Quickly Recover Stolen Portraits
— Anna J. Kisluk
Five portraits by Cranach the Elder and three by his workshop stolen October 12, recovered November 1. Five suspects arrested as police track ring to Northeim.

Egyptian Art and Old Masters Stolen: Missing Egyptian Antiquities Presumed Stolen
— Anna J. Kisluk
Disappear during shipment from Cleveland Museum of Art to Merrin Gallery in New York City.

Thieves Steal Major Art Works from Houghton Hall
— Anna J. Kisluk
Paintings and clocks taken from Marquess of Cholmondely's home in Norfolk.