Stolen Art on Display

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(KFOR)  Could artwork once stolen by the Nazis during World War II have made its way from France to the University of Oklahoma's Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art?

One French woman would say yes, and she's suing the university to get it back.

The painting in question is Camille Pissarro's "Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep."

Leone Meyer claims the Pissarro painting belonged to their father, Raoul Meyer, until Hitler invaded France.

Documents from the Commission of Art Recovery state in 1940, Meyer's father, a respected Jewish businessman, hid the "...art collections in a safe location, a branch of the French bank."

By 1941, Nazis had found it.


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