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What kind of unusual wood was used for the statues contained in "The Altarpiece of Veit Stoss" was the largest Gothic altarpiece when it was stolen from Poland, in 1941?
Vincent Van Gogh's painting "Portrait of Dr. Gachet" was confiscated from the Städtische Galerie in Frankfurt by the Third Reich's Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda and then sold to an art dealer by which member of Hitler's inner circle?
Otto von Bismarck
Which of the following was the German term for preserving cultural heritage and artwork in both World Wars, which they used as a 'justification' for looting works of art from of other countries?
Which of these paintings, by the Renaissance artist known as Raphael, is often considered to be the most important painting to be stolen and then lost during the German campaign in Poland?
Portrait of a Young Man
The Blue Boy
Which highly venerated Renaissance sculptor and painter created the marble statue "Madonna of Bruges", which was smuggled out of Belgium by German soldiers in 1944?
Who is the author of "The Rape of Europa" a book and subsequent 2006 movie on the plunder of artwork by the Third Reich?
Lynn H. Nicholas
Lisa del Giocondo
Salt mines were often used by the Nazi's to hide works of art.
Which of these is the name of one of the most unique works of art confiscated by the Germans and consisted of a complete chamber decoration made from amber panels, gold leaf and mirrors?
The Amber Room
The Gilded Bath
The Czar's Smoking Room
The Halls of Montezuma
"Place de la Concorde", by Edgar Degas was believed to have been destroyed during World War II until it showed up in 1996 in a display at the Hermitage Museum in which country?
Pablo Picasso's painting "The Painter" was confiscated by the Nazis in 1943 and has never been found.
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