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Mendelssohon Heirs Sue Over Picasso Sold Under Nazi Duress

Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s extensive art collection, looted by the Nazis during their reign of terror in Europe, is the subject of another lawsuit, filed by his heirs. At issue is an iconic Picasso painting known as “Madame Soler.” The Mendelssohn dynasty included famed composer Felix Mendelssohn and Enlightenment philosopher Moses Mendelssohn....