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Woman suing Norton Simon for Nazi-looted art has Florida success
Woman suing Norton Simon for Nazi-looted art has Florida success

Marei von Saher, who sued to recover prized Renaissance paintings that have been a highlight of the Norton Simon Museum since the 1970s, has reached a settlement with a Florida museum over a 1600s still-life that also was looted by the Nazis. The paintings in Florida and Pasadena, including the Norton Simon's disputed “Adam and Eve,” had been owned by Jacques Goudstikker, a prominent Jewish art dealer who fled the Nazi invasion of Holland in 1940 with his family. He left behind an art trove that was seized by Hermann Goering, one of the Third Reich's top overlords. The collection included Lucas Cranach the Elder's 1530 paired paintings of Adam and Eve that hang...

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