Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section
World War, 1939-1945
1946 May 24
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1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 09 cm.
Six men, members of the Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives section of the military, prepare Aristide Maillol's sculpture Baigneuse à la draperie, looted during World War II for transport to France. Sculpture is labeled with sign: Wiesbaden, no. 31. Identification on verso (handwritten): Restitution shipment to France.
Aristide Maillol sculpture recovery, 1946 May 24 / unidentified photographer. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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