Landscape With Smokestacks

Landscape With Smokestacks

The Case of the Allegedly Plundered Degas

Book - 2000
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The dispute over Edgar Degas's Landscape with Smokestacks was featured in newspapers and on television. But because the suit was settled before trial, the story behind the headlines was never publicly presented. Howard J. Trienens, a lawyer for the defendant collector, traces the landscape's travels from its prewar home to its current location in the Art Institute of Chicago, laying out the mystery surrounding the work and demonstrating the legal complexities that plague Holocaust restitution cases, yet are seldom examined in depth by the media.
Publisher: Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press, c2000
ISBN: 9780810118201
Characteristics: xiv, 122 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


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