The arms dealer who loved art

The German industrialist Emil Georg Bührle became a Swiss citizen in the 1920s.

This content was published on February 14, 2008 - 19:11

Emil Georg Bührle started his collection during the Second World War. The unclear provenance of some paintings from Jewish owners has led the foundation to return 13 of them. A look back on the life of the arms dealer who wanted to be remembered as an arts lover. (SF/

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