Orphaned Art. Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum
Dimensions: 8.9" x 11" / 22.5 cm X 28 cm
English and Hebrew
By: Shlomit Steinberg
This wonderfully attractive and informative book is the companion piece to the famous exhibit at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem of "orphaned" art looted by the Nazis during the holocaust. In many cases, efforts are still underway to find the pieces' righful owners or their inheritors.
In addition to beautifully displaying many of these "orphaned" pieces, a detailed and well written history of the looting and the post-war restoration efforts is given.
21 Full page full color plates, plus hundreds more full color and black and white photographs.
Softcover, 70 pages
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem