Cornelius Gurlitt

Nazi-looted art hoarder leaves collection to Swiss Museum

By Daniel Easterman, May 8, 2014

Art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt made a Swiss museum the “sole heir” for the vast collection of Nazi-looted art he stored in his apartment over several decades, it has emerged.

Mr Gurlitt died on Tuesday aged 81 after undergoing major heart surgery.

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Gurlitt says he will return looted art

By Rosa Doherty, March 28, 2014

A German art collector has confirmed that he will return Nazi-looted works to their Jewish owners.

Cornelius Gurlitt, who had hidden a large collection of masterpieces in his Munich flat, has decided to return the pieces of art after taking advice from his lawyers.

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Sixty more works found at looted-art hoarder's cottage

By Marcus Dysch, February 13, 2014

A second stash of artworks has been found at a property owned by reclusive German pensioner Cornelius Gurlitt.

The discovery of 60 pieces comes more than two years after authorities uncovered 1,400 looted art works at his home in Munich.

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