Unknown paintings by Chagall and Dix among rediscovered Nazi-looted art

Landscape with Horses, by Franz Marc

The German authorities have confirmed that unknown paintings by Marc Chagall and Otto Dix are among the 1,400 works found in a Munich apartment The Art Newspaper has reported, along with works by Beckmann, Kokoschka, Toulouse-Lautrec, Macke, Nolde, Kirchner, Picasso, Dürer and Renoir.

The paintings were discovered in the apartment of 80-year-old Cornelius Gurlitt who was suspected of tax evasion. He was the son of Hildebrand Gurlitt, a Hamburg art dealer who was commissioned by the Nazis to sell 'degenerate art' abroad.