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July 20, 2000
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A federal judge ruled that the United States cannot force an Austrian museum to forfeit a painting stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish family. The judge dismissed the U.S. government’s lawsuit seeking the surrender of Egon Schiele’s “Portrait of Wally,” which had been on loan to New York’s Museum of Modern Art by Austria’s Leopold Museum.

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