The painting, which had been left behind by a Jewish couple who left Germany as Hitler rose to power, is to be sold in May at Christie’s. By Graham Bowley April 21, 2022 A Pissarro painting that was at the center of a dispute between the heirs of a Jewish couple whose art collection was seized by the Nazis before World War II and a Jewish family who bought it in 1994 will be sold at auction next month after the two sides reached agreement. The details of the settlement were n
Carlie Porterfield Apr 21, 2022,05:48pm EDT “The Anse des Pilotes, Le Havre” KEY FACTS Christie’s expects “The Anse des Pilotes, Le Havre,” a scene of a seaport in northern France that Pisarro painted the year he died, to sell for between $1.2 million and $1.8 million.
Christie’s did not disclose the details of the settlement or how the proceeds from the auction will be split according to the New York Times, which first reported the auction. The settlement resolves a dispute