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Washington Principles: What's the Point?

Today, the Monuments Men and Women Foundation submitted an Amicus Curiae in support of the Cassirer heirs in their decades-long fight to recover a painting that the Courts and the Defendant, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, both agree was looted by the Nazis.


What’s the point of having the Washington Principles if museums are simply going to ignore them?


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Photos: the Camille Pissarro painting hanging in the Berlin apartment of Lilly Cassirer (ca. 1930). Photo courtesy of David Cassirer via Artnet. The Camille Pissarro painting presently hanging on the walls of the Thyssen-Botnemisza Museum.


 

BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE MONUMENTS MEN AND WOMEN FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF PETITION FOR REHEARING AND REHEARING EN BANC







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