Artworks confiscated by Nazi Germany

Artworks confiscated by Nazi Germany

Works of confiscated art—including those by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Vincent van Gogh—line the walls of the Schloss Niederschoenhausen storage depot. The Nazi regime confiscated the works as "degenerate" art.



  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of bpk-Bildagentur

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