It’s a painting created by one of the great masters that went missing for over fifty years. A Modigliani that may have been looted in Paris during the Nazi occupation. Then, it resurfaced at a Christie’s auction in London.
CBC/ICIJ investigation probed true ownership of painting alleged to be looted by Nazis Julian Sher · CBC News · Posted: Apr 11, 2016 10:36 AM ET | Last Updated: April 12, 2016 In 1918, Modigliani began work on Seated Man with a Cane. The family of Jewish Parisian art dealer Oscar Stettiner claim the painting belonged to him and was looted by the Nazis when they occupied Paris.(Christie's Images/Corbis) Swiss authorities confirmed Monday they have seized a Modigliani masterpie