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Map of paintings looted from Holland, returned through the efforts of the United States Armed Forces

view Map of paintings looted from Holland, returned through the efforts of the United States Armed Forces digital asset number 1
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945
Type:
Printed Materials
Place:
Austria
Germany
Date:
circa 1946
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 map : col. ; 21 x 29 cm. (map); 11 x 19 cm. (caption)
Summary:
Map shows locations where looted art was discovered in the American zones of Germany and Austria.
Accompanied by a typewritten caption on separate sheet: The American occupation zones in Germany and Austria, showing the places of discovery (colored green) of the pictures in this exhibition and several thousand other works of art. The route indicated (in green) is the "Autobahn" or super-highway followed in returning the pictures to Holland. These paintings have been lent to us for exhibition as a token of gratitude from the Dutch.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art and war
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16226
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Andrew Carnduff Ritchie papers, 1907-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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