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Heirs Sue for Return of a Kandinsky, Saying It Was Looted by Nazis

For more than 40 years, “Colorful Life,” an important painting by Wassily Kandinsky, has hung in Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, a Munich museum where visitors have been able to appreciate the swirl of colors in a work that many experts view as a marker in this renowned Russian artist’s development from figuration to abstraction.

But a lawsuit filed on Friday in Federal District Court in Manhattan is demanding that the painting be returned to the heirs of a Jewish family who, the

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