Gustav Rochlitz

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Gustav Rochlitz (1889–1972)[1] was a German[2] art dealer of Paris and Baden-Baden who was a key figure in the looting of art during the Second World War by the Nazis. He acted as an official agent of the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg.[3][4]Rochlitz figures prominently in the OSS Art Looting Intelligence Unit (ALIU) Reports 1945-1946 and ALIU Red Flag Names List and Index, which published a thirteen page Detailed Intelligence Report (DIR) on his spoliation activities[5].[6]

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  1. ^ http://www.lostart.de/Content/051_ProvenienzRaubkunst/DE/Beteiligte/R/Rochlitz,%20Gustav.html?cms_lv2=5372&cms_lv3=24686
  2. ^ http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C11645679
  3. ^ Harclerode, Peter, & Brendan Pittaway. (1999) The Lost Masters: The Looting of Europe's Treasurehouses. London: Victor Gollancz, p. 131. ISBN 0575052546
  4. ^ http://www.imj.org.il/exhibitions/2008/MNR/The_ERRs_Exchange_Operations_e.html
  5. ^ "Art Looting Intelligence Unit (ALIU) Reports 1945-1946 and ALIU Red Flag Names List and Index". LootedArt.Com. OSS (USS Office of Strategic Services) Art Looting Intelligence Unit (ALIU). Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Activity of the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg in France: C.I.R. No.1 15 August 1945 (a transcribed fully searchable text of the Report)". LootedArt.com. OFFICE OF STRATEGIC SERVICES ART LOOTING INVESTIGATION UNIT APO 413 U.S. ARMY. Retrieved 25 May 2017.

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