Restitution win for 101 year old Resistance veteran

Restitution win for 101 year old Resistance veteran June 13 2022 Picture: Guardian I love these restitution stories; Bischoff van Heemskerck, the daughter of a Dutch doctor who went into hiding rather than collaborate with the Nazis, and who was herself a member of the Resistance, has been reunited with a portrait by Caspar Netscher, more than 70 years after it was looted by the Germans from a Dutch bank. Dalya Alberge has more in The Guardian here. The picture has been consigned to Sotheby's in July.

Restitution win for 101 year old Resistance veteran

Restitution win for 101 year old Resistance veteran

June 13 2022

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I love these restitution stories; Bischoff van Heemskerck, the daughter of a Dutch doctor who went into hiding rather than collaborate with the Nazis, and who was herself a member of the Resistance, has been reunited with a portrait by Caspar Netscher, more than 70 years after it was looted by the Germans from a Dutch bank. Dalya Alberge has more in The Guardian here. The picture has been consigned to Sotheby's in July.