Jan van Huysum’s painting returned to the Palazzo Pitti

The painting was taken by the German Army 75 years ago

Helen Farrell
July 23, 2019 - 13:28



Jan van Huysum’s painting Vase of Flowers has been returned to Florence's Palazzo Pitti following a plea by Uffizi Galleries director Eike Schmidt.


The German Army stole the painting, along with several other still-life masterpieces from the 17th and 18th centuries, from the Villa Bossi-Pucci during their retreat in 1944.

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