Art work plundered by Nazi Germany in 1940, recognized in Japan

A beneficial portray looted from a Polish aristocrat in 1940 by Nazi Germany has been found in Japan and returned to Poland, based on the Polish Embassy in Japan and a Tokyo-based artwork public sale firm.

Whereas it’s not clear how the portray, referred to as “Madonna with Little one” by Italian Baroque Period painter Alessandro Turchi, got here to be within the possession of its former Japanese proprietor, the paintings was handed into the Polish Embassy in Tokyo in late Could for gratis to Poland.

It’s the first time {that a} murals taken from Poland in the course of the Nazi occupation has been found in East Asia, based on the embassy.

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