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Cornelius Gurlitt art trove accepted by Swiss museum
Cornelius Gurlitt art trove accepted by Swiss museum

A museum in Switzerland said on Monday that it will accept the art trove of the late German dealer Cornelius Gurlitt, who had named the institution as his beneficiary for the masterpieces that were hidden from the public for years. But the Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland said it won't accept works in the collection that were looted by Nazi forces during World War II. Gurlitt was the son of the late Hildebrand Gurlitt, an art dealer who worked with the Third Reich. The museum said that looted art will be returned to its rightful owners by the German government. If no rightful owner has been identified, the art will be exhibited in Germany with an explanation of its origins, so...

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