Ireland: Robbed Of Great Art Collection

The Irish art collector Hugh Lane, who drowned on the Lusitania 100 years ago, left his priceless impressionist paintings — by Renoir, Manet, Degas, Monet, Daumier, Pissarro and Morisot — to the people of Dublin. So why are they in the ownership of the National Gallery in London? Pictured is Claude Monet’s “Lavacourt Under Snow” (about 1878-1881).

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