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Heiress Goudstikker get art back from Dr. Oetker

Heiress Goudstikker get art back from Dr. Oetker

The American heiress of the Dutch art collector Jacques Goudstikker, Marei von Saher, gets “confiscated art” back of the German familebedrijf Dr. Oetker.

It is a painting by the hand of Antony van Dyck, a portrait from 1628 of Adriaen Moens.

The Jew, Goudstikker died in an accident in 1940, fleeing the nazis. His former collection was in German hands. Rijksmaarschalk Hermann Göring acquired a large number of works of art for 2 million guilders, a fraction of the value. Such transactions are not valid if they are involuntarily and by, the war came to be.

Marei von Saher has campaigned for many years to works from the collection of her father-in-law back in your hands.

Dr. Oetker decided earlier art to give back to the next of kin of people by the nazi’s belongings are afgetroggeld. The company let the entire private art collection, then navorsen.

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