A Breakdown of Nazi-looted Art Held by State in Czech Republic
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A Breakdown of Nazi-looted Art Held by State in Czech Republic

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The following is a breakdown of art stolen by the Nazis that is in state possession in the Czech Republic. Number of objects listed on Culture Ministry Web site, www.restitution-art.cz: 3,700.

Number of objects returned to heirs of Nazi victims since passage of the Holocaust Act in 2000: 800.

An object, such as a porcelain set, can consist of several items. The total number of items is 6,700.

Number of claims for art made from state-run museums or galleries since the passage of the Holocaust Act: Four or five.

Number of Czech Jews killed in Holocaust: Approximately 80,000.

(Source: Culture Ministry, Terezin Studies and Documents)

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