Stolen Masterpieces of African and Oceanic art up for auction…

In the 1920s, French art collector Pierre Vérité began building — almost in secret — one of the world’s most impressive stolen stashes of African and Oceanic masterpieces. And over the years he developed an equally impressive client list.
When Vérité opened an art gallery in the Montparnasse area of Paris with his wife Suzanne in 1934, he saw the likes of Matisse and Picasso walk through the door to buy his pieces.
— Read on www.cnn.com/style/article/verite-collection-christies-auction/index.html

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