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One of two Egon Schiele paintings looted by the Nazis and ordered returned to Austria earlier this week has been seized by supoena for US Customs. New York Times 9/23/99    

PREVIOUSLY: Return to Lender: Two paintings by Egon Schiele, looted by the Nazis, kept in the US after they arrived in the United States from Austria two years ago for a show at the Museum of Modern Art, must be returned to Austria while their ownership is investigated. So says New York’s highest court. New York Times
ALSO: New York art dealer to stand trial in France for buying painting looted by Nazis. CBC 9/22/99
     ALSO: FOR SHOW OR FOR SHOCK: Critics debate work at Canada’s National Gallery. CBC 9/23/99
AND: YBA (Young British Artists) show opens in San Francisco SF Examiner 9/23/99