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Italy's Uffizi Gallery wants Nazi-looted artwork back from Germany

Jan 02, 2019 - CNN

One of Italy's top art galleries has appealed to the German government for help in returning an artwork stolen by Nazi troops in 1943.

The chief of the Uffizi Galleries in Florence, Eike Schmidt, released a video calling for the return of the painting, "Vase of Flowers," by 18th-century Dutch artist Jan van Huysum.

Until the original is returned, a black and white photo of the artwork with the word "stolen" in Italian, German and English on it will hang in the Uffizi's Pitti Palace, ...