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January 5, 2013 8:29 pm

Paper: Vienna’s Jewish Museum May Hold Art Stolen by Nazis

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Entrance area (Foyer) of the Palais Eskeles in Vienna, housing the Jewish Museum Vienna. Photo: Gryffindor.

Reuters – Vienna’s Jewish Museum holds hundreds of books and works of art that may have been stolen by Nazis, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

A screening programme that started in 2007, years after other Austrian museums began combing their collections for works taken from their rightful owners, has determined that about 500 works of art and 900 books are of dubious origin, Der Standard said.

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