Two works of art, looted by the Nazis during World War II, have been returned to the descendants of the family that once owned them.
Investigators with the Department of Homeland Security and Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg on Friday announced the return of pieces by the Austrian Expressionist artist Egon Schiele valued at around $2.5 million.
The artworks were surrendered by museums in Pittsburgh and Ohio and accepted by the estate of Fritz Grunbaum, who was murdered in the Holocaust.
Prosecutors have now returned ten pieces of Nazi-looted art that were stolen from Mr. Grunbaum.
Owen Pell, the president of the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass
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