Society|Foreign Affairs
Chris Johnstone|20.04.2012

Czech Holocaust restitution claim filed with US court in expected landmark case

After exhausting the Czech judicial system and being blocked at almost every turn by local administrations, the descendent of a Jewish art patron and collector is seeking the return of some of his great uncle’s art collection through a US court. The collection was confiscated by the Nazis and some of it has ended up in the hands of the Czech National Gallery.