Now It Begins: Competing Claims to Paintings From Gurlitt’s Trove

“Lawyers for Cornelius Gurlitt, an octogenarian collector of art plundered by the Nazis, said Monday that a rival claim had been filed for a well-known Matisse painting” – Seated Woman/Woman Sitting in Armchair – “delaying plans to return the picture to descendants of the French art dealer Paul Rosenberg.”