Stolen Art Finds Its Way Home

user submitted pictureThe British government has ordered the return of a French painting stolen by Nazis back to the descendants of the German Jewish family from whence it came. Once thought to be by Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin, the still life is actually the work of some anonymous student of Chardin’s, which makes its value mostly sentimental. This is the first case in which British court has mandated the “restitution of plundered Nazi art” and we think it’s about freakin’ time.

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