Academy Art Museum Offers Lecture on WWII Missing Artwork

The_Rape_of_Europa_CoverAcademy Art Museum Offers Lecture on WWII Missing Artwork

On Thursday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m., the Academy Art Museum is offering a lecture, “Robbery and Recovery,” presented by Lynn H. Nicholas, independent researcher and author of the award-winning book “The Rape of Europa.” Nichols will offer an update on the search for missing artworks. The book describes the looting of Europe’s works of art by the Nazis in World War II and their subsequent recovery by the Allied “Monuments Men,” who were in their military forces. Millions of items looted from Jews and the Eastern European nations were also recovered. The lecture is part of the Museum’s Kittredge-Wilson Speaker Series. Tickets cost $15 for Museum members and $20 for non-members. To register, visit academyartmuseum.org or call 410-822-2787.

Photo: Lynn H. Nicholas, independent researcher and author of the award-winning book, “The Rape of Europa,” will speak at the Academy Art Museum on Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. on the looting of Europe’s works of art by the Nazis in World War II and their subsequent recovery by the Allied “Monuments Men,” who were in their military forces.

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