Friday, 3 August 2018

Precious Renaissance shield looted by Nazis to return to Czech Republic from US

Radio Prague |
3 August 2018

A priceless Renaissance shield that was looted by the Nazis from Konopiště castle during WW2 is to return to the Czech Republic. Following months of negotiations, its current owner, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has acknowledged Czech ownership of the artefact and agreed to return it to the Czech Republic.