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The Dallas-based Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art has created a deck of cards featuring Nazi-looted art in hopes of locating the missing works. Image courtesy of the Monuments Men Foundation

Foundation bets on Monuments Men card decks to help find missing art

The Dallas-based Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art has created a deck of cards featuring Nazi-looted art in hopes of locating the missing works. Image courtesy of the Monuments Men Foundation

The Dallas-based Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art has created a deck of cards featuring Nazi-looted art in hopes of locating the missing works. Image courtesy of the Monuments Men Foundation

DALLAS (AP) – A group dedicated to finishing the work of World War II’s Monuments Men is betting on a deck of playing cards – and reward money – to help find missing works of art taken by the Nazis. Inspired by the U.S. military’s history of creating playing cards related to missions, the Dallas-based Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art on March 23 announced the creation of the deck focusing on works – including paintings, sculptures and reliquaries – they believe still exist.

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Swann May 6 sale features Old Master through modern prints

 Frances Gearhart, ‘In the Sun’, estimated at $3,000-$5,000.


Frances Gearhart, ‘In the Sun,’ estimated at $3,000-$5,000

NEW YORK — Old Master Through Modern Prints are at auction May 6 at Swann Galleries. Prints from Northern Renaissance and Golden Age icons Durer and Rembrandt feature in the sale, as well as Impressionist collaborations, European Modernists, and American printmakers. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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