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This bibliography of books and reports provides a comprehensive overview of World War II era provenance history and related issues.
(Updated March 2010)

World War II Looting and Recovery Efforts

Adams, E.E. "Looted Art Treasures Go Back to France." The Quatermaster Review 26 (September-Octorber 1946): 16-23, 77.

Alford, Kenneth D. The Spoils of World War II: The American Military's Role in Stealing Europe's Treasures. New York, 1994.

American Commission. Report of The American Commission for the Protection & Salvage of Artistic/Historic Monuments '46 (Roberts Commission Report). U.S. Goverment Printing Office, 1946.

Bohn, Elga. "Der Central Collecting Point München: erste Kunstsammelstelle nach 1945." Kolner-Museums-Bulletin (1987), part 4.

Bouchoux, Corinne. Rose Valland: La Résistance au Musée. Geste editions-Archives de vies, 2006.

Bradsher, Greg. "Nazi Gold: The Merkers Mine Treasure." Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives and Records Administration 31 (Spring 1999): 7-12.

Breitenbach, Edgar. "Historical Survey of the Intelligence Department, MFAA Section, in OMGB, 1946-1945." College Art Journal 9 (Winter 1949-1950): 192-198.

British Committee for Preservation & Restitution of Works of Art & Other Materials. Italian Archives During the War and at its Close. London: H.M. Stationery Office, 1947.

Busterud, John A. The Salt: How the Fighting 90th Division Struck Gold and Art Treasure in a Salt Mine. Xlibris, 2001.

Chamberlin, Russell. Loot! The Heritage of Plunder. New York: Facts on File, 1983.

Coremans, Paul B. La protection scientifique des oeuvres d'art en temps de guerre: l'expérience européenne pendant les années 1939 à 1945. Brussels: Laboratoire central des musées de Belgique, 1946.

Davies, Martin and Ian Rawlins. Wartime Storage in Wales of Pictures from the National Gallery, London: the course of events, some technical problems. London: HMSO, 1946.

Edsel, Robert M. Rescuing da Vinci. Dallas: Laurel Publishing, 2006.

Esterow, Milton. The Art Stealers. New York: MacMillan Co., 1966 (revised ed. 1973).

Farmer, Walter I. The Safekeepers: A Memoir of the Arts at the End of World War II. Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2000.

Flanner, Janet. "Beautiful Spoils, I - A.H., Linz." The New Yorker (Feb. 1947): 31-48.

Flanner, Janet. "Beautiful Spoils, II - Collector with Luftwaffe." The New Yorker (1947): 33-49.

Flanner, Janet. "Beautiful Spoils, III - Monuments Men." The New Yorker (1947): 38-55.

Flanner, Janet. "The Beautiful Spoiles." In Men and Monuments: Profiles of Picasso, Matisse, Braque & Malraux. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1947.

Friemuth, Cay. Die geraubte Kunst. Berlin: Westermann, 1989.

Hall, Ardelia R. "The Recovery of Cultural Objects Dispersed during World War II." Department of State Bulletin 25, no. 635 (August 27, 1951): 337-340; 344-345.

Halll, Ardelia R. "The U.S. Program for Return of Historic Objects to Countries of Origin, 1944-1954." Department of State Bulletin 31, no. 797 (October 4, 1954): 493-498.

Hamlin, Gladys E. "European Art Collections and the War." College Art Journal 5 (May 1946): 219-228.

Hammer, Katharina. Splendor in the Dark: the Recovery of Art Treasures in Salzkammergut at the end of WWII. Vienna: Osterreichischer Bundesverlag, 1986.

Hammond, Mason. "War and Art Treasures in Germany." College Art Journal 5 (March 1946): 205-218.

Hancock, Walker. "Experiences of a Monuments Officer in Germany." College Art Journal 5, no. 4 (May 1946): 271-311.

Harclerode, Peter, and Brendan Pittaway. The Lost Masters - The Looting of Europe's Treasure Houses. Victor Gollancz, 1999.

Hartt, Frederick. Florentine Art under Fire. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1949.

Howe Jr., Thomas Carr. Salt Mines and Castles: the discovery and restitution of looted European Art. New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1946.

Houpt, Simon. Museum of the Missing. Sterling Publishing Co., 2006.

International Military Tribunal: Nurnberg. Online: Nizkor Project, 1996-1998 (http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/imt/)

Klessman, Eckart. "Die Amerikaner beienten sich aus den Depots der Nazis (The Americans help themselves at the Nazi depositories)." Art (Hamburg) 8 (August 1993): 78-81; 187.

Kurtz, Michael J. America and the Return of Nazi Contraband. Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Kurtz, Michael J. Nazi Contraband: American Policy on the Return of European Cultural Treasures, 1945-1955. New York: Garland, 1985.

Kurz, Jakob. Kunstraub in Europa, 1939-1945. Hamburg, 1989.

La Farge, Henry, ed. Lost Treasures of Europe (427 Photographs). New York: Pantheon Books, 1946.

Lambourne, Nicola. War Damage in Western Europe: The destruction of historic monuments during the Second World War. Edinburgh University Press, 2001.

Linklater, Eric. Art of Adventure. London: McMillan, 1947.

McLeave, Hugh. Rogues in the Gallery: The Modern Plague of Art Thefts. Boston: David R. Godine, 1981.

Methuen, Lord. Normandy Diary - Survivals and Losses in NW France, Island of Walcheren & Belgium 1944-45. London: Robert Hale Limited, 1952.

Mihan, George. Looted Treasure - Germany's Raid on Art. London: Alliance Press Limited, 1944.

Nicholas, Lynn H. Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.

Office of the United States Chief Counsel for Prosecution of Axis Criminality. Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression: Opinion and Judgment [chapter: The Plunder of Art Treasures]. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947.

Pars, H.H., pseud. Pictures in Peril. Trans. from the German by K. Talbot. New York, 1957.

Plaut, James S. "Loot for the Master Race." Atlantic Monthly 178, no. 9 (September 1946): 57-63.

Plaut, James S. "Hitler's Capital." Atlantic Monthly 178 (October 1946): 73-78.

Popa, Opritsa D. Bibliophiles and Bibliothieves: The Search for the Hildebrandslied and the Willehalm Codex. Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2003.

Poste, Leslie Irlyn. Development of US Protection of Libraries and Archives in Europe during World War II. PhD Dissertation Graduate Library School, The University of Chicago, 1958.

The Return of Looted Collections (1946-1996): An Unfinished Chapter. Actes du colloque d'Amsterdam, 15-16 April, 1996. Amsterdam, 1997.

Ritchie, Andrew. "The Restitution of Art Loot." Gallery Notes, Albright Art Gallery 11 (July 1946): 3-10.

Ritchie, Andrew. "Return of Art loot from and to Austria." College Art Journal 5, no. 4 (May 1946): 353-357.

Rorimer, James J. Survival: The Salvage and Protection of Art in War. New York: Abelard Press Inc., 1950.

Ross, Marvin C. "Kunstschutz in Occupied France." College Art Journal 5 (May 1946): 336-352.

Schrenk, Christhard. Schatzkammer Salzbergwerk: Kulturgüter überdauern in Heilbronn und Kochendorf den Zweiten Weltkrieg. Heilbronn: Stadtarchiv, 1997.

Simpson, Elizabeth, et al. Spoils of War - World War II and its aftermath: the loss, reappearance, and recovery of cultural property. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 1997.

Skilton Jr., John D. Defense de l'Art Européen: souvenirs d'un officier americain specialiste des monuments. Paris: Les Editions Internationales, 1948.

Smyth, Craig Hugh. Repatriation of Art from the Collecting Point in Munich after WW II. Maarssen / The Hague: Gary Schwartz / SDU Publishers, 1988.

Treue, Wilhelm. Art Plunder. Methuen & Co Ltd., 1960.

Vries, Willem de. Sonderstab Musik. Amsterdam: University Press, 1996.

Walker, John. "Europe's Looted Art." National Geographic 89 (January 1946): 39-52.

Woolley, Lt.-Col. Sir Leonard. Record of the Work done by the Military Authorities for the Protection of the Treasures of Art and History in War Areas. London: HM Stationary Office, 1947.

Third Reich and Nazi Germany

Aalders, Gerard. "By Diplomatic Pouch: Art Smuggling by the Nazis." Spoils of War 3 (December 1996): 29-32.

Barron, Stephanie. Exiles + Emigres. The Flight of European Artists from Hitler. Los Angeles: LACMA, 1997.

Barron, Stephanie, ed. "Degenerate Art": The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany. Los Angeles: LACMA, 1991.

Bradsher, Greg. "Nazi Gold: The Merkers Mine Treasure." Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives and Records Administration 31 (Spring 1999): 7-12.

Brenner, Hildegard. Kunstpolitik des Nationalsozialismus. Rowohlt, 1963.

Friemuth, Cay. Die geraubte Kunst. Berlin: Westermann, 1989.

Freitag, Gabriele. "Archival Material on National Socialist Art Plundering during the Second World War." Spoils of War 1 (December 1995): 34-36.

Haase, Günther. Kunstraub und Kunstschutz. Eine Dokumentation. Hildesheim, 1991.

Hinz, Berthold. Art in the Third Reich. New York: Pantheon Books, 1979.

Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut. Art under a Dictatorship. New York: Oxford University Press, 1954.

Nicholas, Lynn H. Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.

Petropoulos, Jonathan. Art as Politics in the Third Reich. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Petropoulos, Jonathan. The Faustian Bargain - The Art World in Nazi Germany. Oxford University Press, 2000.

Petropoulos, Jonathan. "Not a Case of 'Art for Art's Sake': The Collecting Practices of the Nazi Elite." German Politics and Society 32 (Summer 1994): 107-124.

Pool, James. Hitler and His Secret Partners - Contributions, Loot and Rewards, 1933-1945. Pocket Books, 1997.

Puloy, Monika. "Imperialists, Dictators and Supermuseums." Issues (London) 4, no. 2 (1996): 104-116.

Puloy, Monika. "High Art and National Socialism Part I: The Linz Museum as Ideological Arena." Journal of the History of Collections 8, no. 2 (1996): 201-215.

Roxan, David and Ken Wanstall. Rape of Art: Hitler's Plunder of the Great Masterpieces of Europe. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1965.

Hitler and Goering

Haase, Günther. Die Kunstsammlung Adolf Hitler - Eine Dokumentation. Edition q, 2002.

Haase, Günther. Die Kunstsammlung des Reichsmarschalls Herman Göring - Eine Dokumentation. Edition q, 2000.

Jaeger, Charles de. The Linz File: Hitler's Plunder of Europe's Art. Exeter, England: Webb & Bower, 1981.

Kubin, Ernst. Sonderauftrag Linz: Die Kunstsammlung Adolf Hitlers. Vienna, 1989.

Muhlen, Ilse von zur. Die Kunstsammlung Hermann Görings - Ein Provenienzbericht der Bayerischen Staatsgemäldesammlungen. Munich, 2004.

Schwarz, Birgit. Hitler's Museum: Die Fotoalben Gemäldegalerie Linz. Vienna: Böhlau Verlag Ges.m.b.h. und Co. KG, 2004.

Vitaly Aksionov. Fuhrer's Favorite Museum - Stolen Treasures. St. Petersburg: Neva Publishing House, 2003.

Yeide, Nancy H. Beyond the Dreams of Avarice: The Hermann Goering Collection. Dallas: Laurel Publishing, 2008.

Collectors, Dealers and Individual Cases

Czernin, Hubertus. Die Auslösung: der Fall Thorsch. Vienna, 1998.

Hollander, Pieter den. De zaak Goudstikker. Amsterdam, 1998.

Honan, William H. Treasure Hunt: A New York Times Reporter Tracks the Quedlinburg Hoard. New York: Fromm International, 1997.

Lütgenau, Stefan August, Alexander Schröck, and Sonja Niederacher. Zwischen Staat und Wirtschaft: Das Dorotheum im Nationalsozialismus. Vienna & Munich: Oldenburg Verlag, 2006.

Perry, Victor. Stolen Art. Jerusalem and New York, 2000.

Trienens, Howard J. Landscape with Smokestacks: The Case of the Allegedly Plundered Degas. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2000.

Venema, Adriaan. Kunsthandel in Nederland 1940-1945. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij De Arbeiderspers, 1986.

Wildenstein, Georges. "Works of Art - Weapons of War." La République française (December 1943).

Archives, Research and Guidelines

American Association of Museums. Vitalizing Memory: International Perspectives on Provenance Research. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Museums, 2005.

Freitag, Gabriele. "Archival Material on National Socialist Art Plundering during the Second World War." Spoils of War 1 (December 1995): 34-36.

Guidelines Concerning the Unlawful Appropriation of Objects During the Nazi Era. American Association of Museums, November 1999, amended April 2001.

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. Archives of Russia: A Directory and Bibliographic Guide to Holdings in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Armonk, NY, 2000.

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. Trophies of War and Empire: The Archival Heritage of Ukraine, World War II, and the International Politics of Restitution. HURI: Harvard University, 2001.

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy, F.G. Hoogewoud, and Eric Ketelaar, eds. Returned from Russia: Nazi Archival Plunder in Western Europe and Recent Restitution Issues. London: Institute of Art and Law, 2007.

Kline, Thomas R. and Willie A. Korte. "Archival Material on National Socialist Art Plundering during the Second World War." Spoils of War 1 (December 1995): 40-41.

Palmer, Norman. Museums and the Holocaust: Law, Principles and Practice. London: Institute of Art and Law, 2000.

Piketty, Caroline. Guide des Recherches dans les Archives des Spoliations et des Restitutions. Paris: La Documentation Française, 2000.

Plunder and Restitution: The U.S. and Holocaust Victims' Assets: Finding and Recommendations of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Holocaust Assets in the United States and Staff Report. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000.

Report of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) Task Force on the Spoliation of Art during the Nazi/World War II Era (1933-1945). Washington, DC, June 1998.

Spoils of War - International Newsletter. Magdeburg, 1995-2003.

Wechsler, Helen. Policy and Procedure for Nazi-Era Issues. Resource Report. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Museums, 2001.

Wolfe, Robert, editor. Captured German and Related Records: A National Archives Conference. Ohio University Press, 1974.

Yeide, Nancy H., Konstantin Akinsha, and Amy L. Walsh. The AAM Guide to Provenance Research. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2001.

Restitution

Greenfield, Jeannette. The Return of Cultural Treasures. 2d. ed. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Levin, Itamar. The Last Chapter of the Holocaust? The Struggle over the Restitution of Jewish Property in Europe. Rev. ed. Jewish Agency for Israel and the World Jewish Restitution Organization, 1998.

Rudolph, Sabine. Restitution von Kunstwerken aus jüdischem Besitz. De Gruyter, 2007.

Tatzkow, Monika and Gunanr Schnabel. Nazi Looted Art: Handbuch Kunstrestitution weltweit. Berlin: Proprietas-verlag, 2007.

Wilson, David. "Return and Restitution: A Museum Perspective." In Who Owns the Past? Oxford, 1985: 99-106. Paper presented at the annual symposium of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Cultural Property Protection

Buhse, Karl-Heinrich. Der Schutz von Kulturgut im Krieg: unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Konvention zum Schutze des Kulturguts im Falle eines Bewaffneten Konfliktes vom 14. Mai 1954. Hamburg, 1959.

Opper, Dieter, Jost Hansen, and Doris Lemmermeier, editors. Cultural treasures moved because of the war: a cultural legacy of the Second World War: Documentation of the International Meeting in Bremen (30.11.-2.12.1994). Bremen: Koordinierungsstelle der Länder, 1995.

Ritter, Waldemar. Kulturerbe als Beute?: die Rückführung kriegsbedingt aus Deutschland verbrachter Kulturgüter: Notwendigkeit und Chancen für die Lösung eines historischen Problems. Nürnberg, 1997.

Schrenk, Christhard. Schatzkammer Salzbergwerk: Kulturgüter überdauern in Heilbronn und Kochendorf den Zweiten Weltkrieg. Heilbronn: Stadtarchiv, 1997.

Selected Titles Arranged by Country (Austria - Switzerland)

AUSTRIA

Brückler, Theodor, ed. Kunstraub, Kunstbergung und Osterreich 1938 bis heute. Vienna, 1999.

Czernin, Hubertus. Die Auslösung: der Fall Thorsch. Vienna, 1998.

Lillie, Sophie. Was einmal war: Handbuch der enteigneten Kunstsammlungen Wiens. Vienna: Czernin Verlags GmbH, 2003.

Ritchie, Andrew. "Return of Art loot from and to Austria." College Art Journal 5, no. 4 (May 1946): 353-357.

BELGIUM

Chefs d'oeuvres récupéré en Allemagne. Brussels: Palais des Beaux-arts, 1948. [exhibition catalogue]

Office Belge de l'Economie et de l'Agriculture. Missing Art Works of Belgium Part 1: Public Domain. Belgische Dienst Voor Bedrufsleven En Landbouw, 1994.

Verhoeyen, Etienne. België bezet 1940-1944. Brussels, 1993.

Vlug, Jean. Report on Objects Removed from Germany from Holland, Belgium, and France during the German Occupation of the Countries. Amsterdam: Report of Stichting Nederlands Kunstbesit, 1945.

FRANCE

Adams, E.E. "Looted Art Treasures Go Back to France." The Quartermaster Review 26 (September-October 1946): 16-23, 77.

Bazin, Germain. Souvenirs de l'exode du Louvre 1940-1945. Paris: Éditions d'art Somogy, 1992.

Bouchoux, Corinne. Rose Valland: La Résistance au Musée. Geste editions-Archives de vies, 2006.

Cassou, Jean. Pillage par les Allemands des Oeuvres d'Art et des Bibliothéques appartenant à des Juifs en France. Paris: Editions du Centre, 1947.

Les Chefs d'oeuvres des collections privées françaises retrouvée en Allemagne. Paris: Musée de l'Orangerie, 1946. [exhibition catalogue]

Dorléac, Laurence Bertrand. L'Art de la défaite 1940-1944. Paris: Seuil, 1993.

Feliciano, Hector. The Lost Museum: The Nazi Conspiracy to Steal the World's Greatest Works of Art. Paris: Editions Austral, 1997.

Florisoone, Michel. "La commission française de recuperation artistique (French commission to recover artworks)." Mouseion: 55-56.

Hamon-Jugnet, Marie. Collection Schloss: Oeuvres spoliées pendent la deuxiéme guerre mondiale non restituées (1943-1998). Nantes: Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, 1998.

Mazauric, Lucie. Le Louvre en Voyage 1939-1945. Paris: Plon, 1978.

Mission d'étude sur la spoliation des Juifs de France. Le Pillage de l'art en France pendant l'Occupation et la situation des 2000 oeuvres confiées aux musées nationaux. Paris: La Documentation Française, 2000.

Mission d'étude sur la spoliation des Juifs de France. Le Pillage des appartements et son indemnisation. Paris: La Documentation Française, 2000.

Piketty, Caroline. Guide des Recherches dans les Archives des Spoliations et des Restitutions. Paris: La Documentation Française, 2000.

Pillages et Restitutions - Le Destin des Oeuvres d'Art Sorties de France. Musées de France, 1997. (Conference, 17 December 1996)

Ross, Marvin C. "Kunstschutz in Occupied France." College Art Journal 5 (May 1946): 336-352.

Répertoire des biens spoliés en France durant la guerre, 1939-1945... List of property removed from France during the war 1939-1945. Berlin: Impr. Nationale, 1947.

Simon, Matila. Battle of the Louvre: the Struggle to Save French Art in World War II. New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1971.

Valland, Rose. Le Front de L'Art; défense des collections françaises, 1939-1945. Paris: Librairie Plon, 1961.

Vlug, Jean. Report on Objects Removed from Germany from Holland, Belgium, and France during the German Occupation of the Countries. Amsterdam: Report of Stichting Nederlands Kunstbesit, 1945.

Wildenstein, Georges. "Works of Art - Weapons of War." La République française (December 1943).

GERMANY

Adams, Robert. Lost Museum: Glimpses of Vanished Originals. New York: Viking Press, 1980.

Bernhard, Marianne and Kurt Martin. Verlorene Werke der Malerei. Munich: Friedrich Adolf Ackermanns Kunstverlag, 1965.

Ebert, Hans. Kriegsverluste der Dresdener Gemäldegalerie: vernichtete und vermisste Werke. Dresden: Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, 1963.

Enderlein, Angelika. Berliner Kunsthandel in der Weimarer Republik und im NS-Staat. Berlin, 2006.

Entartete Kunst - Bildersturm vor 25 Jahren. Munich, 1962.

Geismeir, Irene. Dokumentation des Fremdbesitzes: Verzeichnis in der Galerie eingelagerten Bilder unbekannter Herkunst. Gemäldegalerie Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Berlin, 1999.

Ilatovskaya, Tatiana. Master Drawings Rediscovered: Treasures from Prewar German Collections. Abrams, 1996.

Kostenevich, Albert. Hidden Treasures Revealed. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995.

Ritter, Waldemar. Kulturerbe als Beute?: die Rückführung kriegsbedingt aus Deutschland verbrachter Kulturgüter: Notwendigkeit und Chancen für die Lösung eines historischen Problems. Nürnberg, 1997.

GREAT BRITAIN

Davies, Martin and Ian Rawlins. Wartime Storage in Wales of Pictures from the National Gallery, London: the course of events, some technical problems. London: HMSO, 1946.

McCamley, Nick J. Saving Britain's Art Treasures. England: Barnsley, 2003.

HUNGARY

Kelleher, Patrick. The Holy Crown of Hungary. Rome: American Academy in Rome, 1951.

Mravik, László. Sacco di Budapest: Depredation of Hungary 1938-1949. Hungarian National Gallery for Joint Restitution Committee, 1998.

ITALY

British Committee for Preservation & Restitution of Works of Art & Other Materials. Italian Archives During the War and at its Close. London: H.M. Stationery Office, 1947.

Comune di Firenze. L'Opera ritrovata - Omaggio a Rodolfo Siviero. Cantini, 1984.

Fasola, Cesare. Le Gallerie di Firenze e la Guerra - The Florence Galleries & the War. Florence: Casa Editrice Monsalvato, 1945.

Hartt, Frederick. Florentine Art under Fire. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1949.

Lavagnino, Emilio. Cinquanta Monumenti Italiani Danneggiati Dalla Guerra. Rome: Associazione Nazionale Per Il Restavro, 1947.

Marino, Lazzari. La Protezione del Patrimonio Artistico Nazionale dalle Offese della Guerra Aerea. Florence: Casa Editrice Felice Le Monnier, 1942.

Ministero degli Affari Esteri & Per I Beni Culturali e Ambientali. Treasures Untraced: An Inventory of the Italian Art Treasures Lost During the Second World War. Rome, 1995.

Ministero Della Pubblica Istruzione. La Ricostruzione del Patrimonio Artistico Italiano. Rome: La Libreria Dello Stato, 1950.

Molajoli, Bruno. Musei Ed Opere D'Arte Di Napoli - Attraverso la Guerra. Naples: Soprintendenza Alle Gallerie, 1948.

Panzera, Antonio Filippo. La tutela internazionale dei beni culturali in tempo di guerra. Torino, 1993.

Paoletti, Paolo and Mario Carniani. Firenze Guerra & Alluvione - 4th of August, 1944 - 4th of November, 1966. GIUSTI di Saverio Becocci, 1991.

Recovered Works of Art - Dedicated to Rodolfo Siviero. Cantini Edizioni d'Arte, 1984.

Siviero, Rodolfo. Second National Exhibition of the Works of Art Recovered in Germany. Florence, 1950.

Siviero, Rodolfo. L'Arte e il Nazismo - presentazione di Silvio Bertoldi. Cantini Edizioni d'Arte SpA, 1984.

Vagheggi, Paolo. "Capolavori d'arte prigionieri di guerre." La Repulica: culture & scienze (February 21, 1998).

NETHERLANDS

Aalders, Gerard. Nazi Looting: The Plunder of Dutch Jewry during the Second World War. Oxford: Berg, 2004.

Baard, H.P. Kunst In Schuilkelders: de odyssee der nationale kunstschatten gedurende de oorlogsjaren 1939-45. S'Gravenhage: D.A. Daamen, 1946.

Ekkart, R.E.O. et al. Herkomst Gezocht. The Hague: Commissie-Ekkart, 1998.

Ekkart, R.E.O. et al. Origins Unknown - Report on Provenance of Art Recovered from Germany. The Hague: Commissie-Ekkart, 1998.

Venema, Adriaan. Kunsthandel in Nederland 1940-1945. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij De Arbeiderspers, 1986.

Vlug, Jean. Report on Objects Removed from Germany from Holland, Belgium, and France during the German Occupation of the Countries. Amsterdam: Report of Stichting Nederlands Kunstbesit, 1945.

POLAND

Balawyder, Aloysius. The Odyssey of the Polish Treasures. Antigonish, Nova Scotia, 1978.

Estreicher, Karol. Cultural Losses of Poland: Index of Polish Cultural Losses during the German Occupation. London, 1944.

Gołos, Jerzy and Agnieszka Kasprzak-Miler, eds. Straty wojenne: Zabytkowe dzwony utracone w latach 1939-1945 w granicach Polski po 1945 (Wartime Losses: Historic Bells Lost Between 1939-45 within post-1945 borders of Poland). Poznań, Ministerstwo Kultury i Sztuki, 2000.

Kudelski, J. Robert. Tajemnice Nazistowskiej Grabieży Polskich Zbiorow Sztuki. Warsaw: Tower Graphics, 2004.

Łaskarzewska, Hanna, ed. Pro memoria: warszawskie biblioteki naukowe w latach okupacji 1939-1945. Warsaw, Wydawnictwo Biblioteki Narodowej, 2004.

Pro Memoria - Warszawskie biblioteki naukowe w latach okupacji - 1939-1945. Warsaw: Biblioteka Narodowa, 2004.

Le retour des trésors polonaise. Musée Du Québec, 2001.

Romanowska-Zadrożna, Maria and Tadeusz Zadrożny. Straty wojenne: Malarstwo obce: obrazy olejne, pastele, akwarele utracone w latach 1939-1945 w granicach Polski po 1945 bez ziem zachodnich i poółnocnych (Wartime Losses: Foreign Painting: Oil Paintings, Pastels, Watercolours, Lost Between 1939-1945 within post-1945 Borders of Poland Excluding the Western and Northern Territories). Poznań, Ministerstwo Kultury i Sztuki, 2000.

RUSSIA

Adams, Robert. Lost Museum: Glimpses of Vanished Originals. New York: Viking Press, 1980.

Akinsha, Konstantin and Grigorii Kozlov. Beautiful Loot: The Soviet Plunder of Europe's Art Treasures. New York: Random House, 1995.

Akinsha, Konstantin and Grigorii Kozlov. Stolen Treasure: The Hunt for the World's Lost Masterpieces. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995. Published in the U.S. as Beautiful Loot.

Eichwede, Wolfgang and Ulrike Hartung. Betr., Sicherstellung: NS-Kunstraub in der Sowjetunion. Bremen, 1998.

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. Archives of Russia: A Directory and Bibliographic Guide to Holdings in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Armonk, NY, 2000.

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. Trophies of War and Empire: The Archival Heritage of Ukraine, World War II, and the International Politics of Restitution. HURI: Harvard University, 2001.

Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy, F.G. Hoogewoud, and Eric Ketelaar, eds. Returned from Russia: Nazi Archival Plunder in Western Europe and Recent Restitution Issues. London: Institute of Art and Law, 2007.

Hartung, Ulrike. Raubzüge in der Sowjetunion: das Sonderkommando Künsberg 1941-1943. Bremen, 1997.

Ilatovskaya, Tatiana. Master Drawings Rediscovered: Treasures from Prewar German Collections. Abrams, 1996.

Kostenevich, Albert. Hidden Treasures Revealed. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995.

Levy, Adrian and Catherine Scott-Clark. Amber Room: The Fate of the World's Greatest Lost Treasure. Walker & Company, 2004.

Sautow, I.P, et al. Bernsteinzimmer: Drei Jahrhunderte Geschichte. St. Petersburg: Aurora, 2003.

Varshavsky, Sergei and Boris Rest. The Ordeal of the Hermitage - The Siege of Leningrad 1941-1944. New York: Aurora Art Publishers - Leningrad; Harry N. Abrams, Publishers, 1985.

Williams, Robert Chadwell. Russian Art and American Money, 1900-1940. Cambridge, 1980.

SWITZERLAND

Buoberger, Thomas. Raubkunst, Kunstraub, die Schweiz und der Handel mit gestohlenen Kulturgutern sur Zeit des Zweiten Weltkriegs. Zurich, 1998.

Francini, Esther Tisa, Anja Heuss, and Georg Kreis. Fluchtgut-Raubgut: Der Transfer von Kulturgüten in und über die Schweiz 1933-1945 und die Frage der Restitution. Zurich: Chronos, 2001.

Kreis, George. Switzerland and the Looted Art Trade Linked to World War II. Center for Security Studies and Conflict Research, 1997.

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