Dutch Art Sleuth Helps German Police Track Down Nazi Art

Two bronze horse statues by artist Josef Thorak are transported on a flatbed trailer in Bad Duerkheim, southwestern Germany, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (Fredrik von Erichsen/dpa via AP)
Two bronze horse statues by artist Josef Thorak are transported on a flatbed trailer in Bad Duerkheim, southwestern Germany, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (Fredrik von Erichsen/dpa via AP)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands—A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German police recover two...

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