Polish Art Looted By Nazis Returns Home

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Julian Falat’s ‘The Hunt’ on display at Polish Consulate in New York. (Photo: Lillian Swanson)

A couple of oil paintings by the Polish impressionist Julian Falat disappeared in 1944. The paintings depicted hunters gathering in the snowy woods near the Polish-Lithuanian border. They once were displayed in Poland's National Museum and we want you to tell us where that museum is located. These paintings were stolen by the Nazis, part of Hitler's mass looting of art, much of it from Jewish victims. The fate of these two oil paintings took a surprising turn. They were recently seized from auction houses in New York. Last night they were returned to the Polish president. So name the Polish city where the paintings will return for public exhibit. The answer is Warsaw, where Poland's National Museum of Art will exhibit the recovered works. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more about the case from Poland's Consul-General Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka.