Volume 16, No. 4
War Booty in Russia
— Constance Lowenthal
Two exhibitions of art confiscated during World War II opened recently: "Hidden Treasures Revealed," at the Hermitage and the Pushkin Museum's "Twice Saved." For both the issue is “Who owns the art?‼
U.S.-El Salvador Accord on Imports
— Kathleen Ferguson
The two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding restricting U.S. importation of certain categories of pre-Hispanic archaeological material.
English High Court on Schiele Forgery
— Franklin Feldman
The English High Court rules for the plaintiff in a case where Marie Zelinger de Balkany sued Christie's for a refund of purchase price of Egon Schiele forgery. Case breaks new ground in defining what an authentic painting is.
Homer(?) Recovered with Help of Christie's and Customs
— Anna J. Kisluk
Winslow Homer watercolor, Off Gloucester Harbor, returned to owner 25 years after it was stolen, but the original work was altered.
Museum Gets Back Moran Landscape
Valley of the Cuernavaca returned to the National Museum of American Art 20 years after it was stolen.
London Recovery—Chelsea Porcelain
London police recover five of seven pieces stolen from Christie's in May 1994.
Grandma Moses Paintings Destroyed
FBI arrested James Campanella in theft of December and Brown Church from the Bennington Museum in Vermont and their subsequent destruction.