Masters' works in Nazi art find

Previously unknown artworks by masters including Marc Chagall, Otto Dix, Max Liebermann and Henri Matisse are among a haul of 1,500 paintings believed to have been confiscated by the Nazis and now found inside a flat in Munich.

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Unknown works by masters among Nazi art find

Previously unknown artworks by masters including Marc Chagall, Otto Dix, Max Liebermann and Henri Matisse are among those found inside a flat in Munich.

A self-portrait by Otto Dix was among the loot, discovered in a flat in Munich. Credit: Reuters

Prosecutors said the issue of ownership was still to be clarified. The total value has been estimated at about €1billion (£846 million).

Other artists whose works were found include Pablo Picasso and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, as well as Canaletto and Gustave Courbet.

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