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Sotheby's Talks: Lost Pictures, Lost Lives – Stories of Restitution

London | 26 February 2023

Some of the greatest artworks of the twentieth century were commissioned and owned by connoisseurs who lost their collections following persecution under the Third Reich. What was the cultural impact of these collectors? How does restitution shed light on this important piece of history and commemorate the individuals behind the artworks? In this panel, chaired by Helena Newman, Lucian Simmons and Anne Webber will examine the role of restitution in celebrating these collectors as art patrons.

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