American Thomas Selldorff, left, listening to France's Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti, right, 

American Thomas Selldorff, left, listening to France's Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti, right, during a ceremony at the Culture Ministry in Paris, France, Tuesday, March 19, 2013, to return seven paintings taken from their Jewish owners during World War II, as part of ongoing efforts to give back hundreds of looted artworks that still hang in the Louvre and other French museums. Selldorff reclaimed six German and Italian paintings that his grandfather, Richard Neumann, was forced to sell during World War II to flee Nazi occupation, and another painting was returned to other recipients. In the background are some of the returned paintings. Sign in front reads: Ceremony of return of seven paintings spoils from the Nazi regime.(AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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American Thomas Selldorff, left, listening to France's Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti, right, during a ceremony at the Culture Ministry in Paris, France, Tuesday, March 19, 2013, to return seven paintings taken from their Jewish owners during World War II, as part of ongoing efforts to give back hundreds of looted artworks that still hang in the Louvre and other French museums. Selldorff reclaimed six German and Italian paintings that his grandfather, Richard Neumann, was forced to sell during World War II to flee Nazi occupation, and another painting was returned to other recipients. In the background are some of the returned paintings. Sign in front reads: Ceremony of return of seven paintings spoils from the Nazi regime.(AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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