Planet History

Autor: Anna-Carolin Augustin

An Impertinent Request

In late October 1947, the Jewish émigré and art historian Guido Schönberger received an odd letter from fellow art historian and dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt. His initially innocuous-seeming request to Schönberger was highly unusual and actually pretty impertinent. Why did he turn to Schönberger, of all people, with this request? And how could he have been […]

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