NEWS: French Billionaire to Return Looted Sculptures to China

ArtAsiaPacific
Apr 30, 2013 10:02AM

In a move calculated to please Chinese officials and nationalists alike, the family of French billionaire Francois Pinault announced that two bronze animal heads, looted from a Manchu imperial garden in Beijing in the mid-19th century and recently offered at auction in France by the estate of Yves Saint Laurent, will be returned to China. 

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