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Holocaust historians blast MFA stance in legal dispute

Insist pressures of era led to painting's sale

An Austrian woman says she is the rightful owner of Oskar Kokoschka's painting 'Two Nudes (Lovers).' An Austrian woman says she is the rightful owner of Oskar Kokoschka's painting "Two Nudes (Lovers)." (Museum of Fine Arts)
By Geoff Edgers
Globe Staff / May 28, 2008

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Holocaust historians are criticizing the Boston Museum of Fine Arts for its stance in an escalating legal dispute over the ownership of a valuable 1913 painting. The work, Oskar Kokoschka's "Two Nudes (Lovers)," has hung at the MFA almost continuously since 1973. (Full article: 1332 words)

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