Should the Picasso sold by Jews already outside of Nazi Germany be returned to their heirs? | Art

Pablo Picasso had already lived in Paris for four years, but he was still an unknown young painter when he painted The ironing machineone of the most famous works of the Cubist master in the Museum’s collection Guggenheim, New York. the painterhe resorted to a palette dominated by blues, grays and whites, the one that embodied the so-called “blue period”, to depict a young woman ironing. The 1904 painting, which shows Picasso’s interest in the living conditions of the most disadvantaged working class, an empathy felt by someone who also lived in relative poverty in the early years of his career, the museum’s website describes, is at the center of an action court entered This month in a New York court.

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