The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, October 7, 2015

German Auction House Pulls Disputed Painting
BERLIN (AP).- A German auction house says it has withdrawn from sale a painting that the Max Stern estate claims was one of hundreds the Jewish art dealer was forced to sell off by the Nazis.

Karl-Sax Feddersen, responsible for legal affairs at the Duesseldorf-based Lempertz auction house, said the picture by Alexander Adriaenssen had been pulled from Saturday's sale and its owner notified.

He said the painting is valued at Euro 4,000 to Euro 5,000.

Feddersen said the painting's owner must decide how to go forward with restitution talks, but the auction house is "ready to facilitate negotiations."

The estate claims it is one of some 400 works from Stern's collection sold under duress between 1935 and 1937. It is working to recover all of them.

Duesseldorf-based Lempertz | Max Stern | Alexander Adriaenssen |

Today's News

November 22, 2009

Pope Benedict Meets Artists from Around the World in the Sistine Chapel

Three Generations of Wyeths Highlight Christie's American Art Sale

Major Retrospective Explores the Full Scale of Tim Burton's Career

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Celebrates Harry Callahan's Innovations

Two Treasure Lectures Hot Tickets at British Museum

Definitive Retrospective of F.C. Gundlach's Extensive Work in Berlin

Ogden Museum Announces Retirement of Director J. Richard Gruber

Heidi Klum Has Gone to Pieces in a New Fashion Art Puzzle by Ruven Afanador

First Solo Exhibition in Switzerland for Tatiana Trouvé at Migros Museum

Despite Weak Economy Maryhill Museum of Art Reports 17% Increase in Attendance

Chile Explores the Boundaries of Art with First Triennial of Visual Arts

East Meets West with Chen Cheng-Hsiung Retrospective at The Chelsea Art Museum

José Toirac Exhibition Includes Premiere of Works Suppressed in Havana

Distinguished Private Collections Lead Three Books and Manuscripts Sales

Imperial War Museum Works with Troops to Record and Share their Frontline Experiences

High Museum Launches Contest to Name Leonardo's Sforza Horse

Exhibition from Irish Museum of Modern Art at Tallaght Community Arts

International Workshop of Experts Dealt with Risks Facing World Heritage Sites

German Auction House Pulls Disputed Painting

New Film Explores the Eccentric Vision and Aesthetic Influence of Elbert Hubbard

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- British archaeologist Nicholas Reeves aims to pinpoint legendary Queen Nefertiti's tomb

2.- Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum explores the world of Indian textiles and fashion

3.- Rare Byzantine mosaic that depicts ancient streets and buildings in Egypt restored

4.- Sopranos actor/art collector Federico Castelluccio to pen book on Guercino discovery

5.- Exhibition at the McNay Art Museum presents more than 50 works created by Joan Miró

6.- Major monographic exhibition of works by Tamara de Lempicka on view in Verona

7.- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts acquires painting commissioned by King George III

8.- Tang Museum at Skidmore College receives 500 photographs from Jack Shear

9.- The Rijksmuseum and the Louvre to jointly buy rare Rembrandts for 160 mn euros

10.- Rail life: History of trains brought to life in a state-of-the art museum in Brussels

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site