MORE ON THE GURLITT ESTATE

The story of the Gurlitt estate continues.  As you may remember, Cornelius Gurlitt was a German who had over 1200 paintings in his possession, including Picassos, Rembrandts and many other masters.  The paintings are believed to have come from the estate of his...

GURLITT WILL IS HELD TO BE VALID

A German court recently announced that Gurlitt’s will is valid, and dismissed the claims by Gurlitt’s cousin Uta Werner that he lacked capacity to make his will.  This once again establishes the Kunstmuseum Bern as the sole heir to his collection.  Werner...

GURLITT SAGA FAR FROM OVER

The New York Times reported yesterday that the transfer of the Gurlitt collection to the Kunstmuseum Bern is still mired in legal issues.  Apparently within hours of the museum accepting the gift in November, Gurlitt’s cousin, Uta Werner, filed a motion with a...

THE OTHER GURLITT

Apparently Cornelius Gurlitt’s father, Hildebrand, was not the only collector/dealer in the family. His cousin, Wolfgang Gurlitt was also an avid collector and well-known dealer in Austria.  His collection is also clearly suspect; yet, it also reflects the...