Article Artwork in search of an heir

Theft, confiscation, or sale under duress. The Dutch State administers a considerable number of artworks lost by individuals just before or during the Second World War. The Netherlands are doing everything in their power to return the objects and since the start of 2022 are intensifying their efforts.

In this article you read more about this impulse towards the restitution of art with a World War II history.

The original article was published in Dutch. We translated it in English and Hebrew. 


Author: Nina Wijsbek, RCE
This article was previously published in het Tijdschrift van de Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed, 1 2022, pp 28-30