Painting, Stolen by Nazi Soldier, is Back in Florence Museum

A Dutch still-life painting, stolen by a retreating Nazi soldier as a present for his wife, has been returned.

  • Published 19 July 2019

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — A Dutch still-life painting, stolen by a retreating Nazi soldier as a present for his wife, has been returned by Germany to a Florence museum. The foreign ministers of German and Italy were on hand in the Palazzo Pitti, a Renaissance palace that is part of the Uffizi Galleries, for the unveiling from behind crimson drapes of "Flower Vase," a masterpiece by Jan van Huysum, famed for his exquisitely detailed paintings… Read at AP News