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Map of paintings looted from Holland, returned through the efforts of the United States Armed Forces, circa 1946

Map of paintings looted from Holland, returned through the efforts of the United States Armed Forces, circa 1946

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Title: Map of paintings looted from Holland, returned through the efforts of the United States Armed Forces

Date: circa 1946

Physical Details: 1 map : col. ; 21 x 29 cm. (map); 11 x 19 cm. (caption)

Description: Map shows locations where looted art was discovered in the American zones of Germany and Austria.

Accompanied by a typewritten caption on separate sheet: The American occupation zones in Germany and Austria, showing the places of discovery (colored green) of the pictures in this exhibition and several thousand other works of art. The route indicated (in green) is the "Autobahn" or super-highway followed in returning the pictures to Holland. These paintings have been lent to us for exhibition as a token of gratitude from the Dutch.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Andrew Carnduff Ritchie papers, 1907-1983

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Map of paintings looted from Holland, returned through the efforts of the United States Armed Forces, circa 1946. Andrew Carnduff Ritchie papers, 1907-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16226