French Heir Gives Pissarro Stolen by the Nazis to University of Oklahoma

The painting, long the subject of an ownership dispute, will be given to the University of Oklahoma with plans for title to be transferred later, likely to a French institution.

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Will a Looted Pissarro End Up in Oklahoma, or France?

A painting by the French Impressionist artist, with a back story of plunder and family tragedy, is at the center of courtroom battles on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Dispute Over Pissarro Painting Looted by Nazis Is Back in Court

A Holocaust survivor wants to revisit a settlement with an Oklahoma art museum over a painting once owned by her father.

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Rebecca Cryer, 73, Tribal Judge and Oklahoma City Bomb Survivor, Dies

Judge Cryer, who traced her ancestry to the Pottawatamie people, traveled the country to assist poorly funded native courts. She died of the coronavirus.

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