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Karl Haberstock

German art dealer, WWII art looter (1878-1956)

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Karl Haberstock (German)
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Just down the street was the Julius Böhler firm (which also continued under subsequent generations). Julius Böhler Jr. had sold a great deal of art to the Nazis and had worked with Haberstock during the war to buy treasures belonging to members of the Gutmann family of the Netherlands. (English)
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Geschäftsunterlagen der Kunsthandlung Karl Haberstock, Berlin, darin Ankäufe der Galerie Haberstock für den "Sonderauftrag Linz", die Reichskanzlei und die "Sammlung Göring“ | Unterlagen zur den Restitutionen an die Jewish Restitution Successor Organization (JRSO) 1962 (German)
ALIU officers interrogated more than two thousand individuals involved in art looting, including such key German and Nazi figures as Heinrich Hoffman, Hitler's chief photographer and art adviser; Ernst Buchner, director of the Bavarian State Paintings Museum; Karl Haberstock, a Berlin art dealer who purchased and sold artworks for Hitler; and Walter Hofer, Hermann Göring's art agent. (English)
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The leading Nazi art dealer. Involved from 1933-39 in the campaign against ‘degenerate ‘ art and sold such paintings at great profit outside of Germany. Became Hitler’s dealer in 1936 and was directly responsible for the appointment of Posse to the directorship of Linz. The most prolific German buyer in Paris during the war and regarded in all quarters as the most important German art figure. (English)
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Haberstock, Karl. Berlin, Kurfurstenstrasse 59 Nuremberg. The leading Nazi art dealer. Involved from 1933-39 in the campaign against ‘degenerate ‘ art and sold such paintings at great profit outside of Germany. Became Hitler’s dealer in 1936 and was directly responsible for the appointment of Posse to the directorship of Linz. The most prolific German buyer in Paris during the war and regarded in all quarters as the most important German art figure. In custody, US Chief of Counsel, Nuremberg. (English)
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Haberstock, Karl. Berlin, Kurfurstenstrasse 59 Nuremberg. The leading Nazi art dealer. Involved from 1933-39 in the campaign against ‘degenerate ‘ art and sold such paintings at great profit outside of Germany. Became Hitler’s dealer in 1936 and was directly responsible for the appointment of Posse to the directorship of Linz. The most prolific German buyer in Paris during the war and regarded in all quarters as the most important German art figure. In custody, US Chief of Counsel, Nuremberg. (English)
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