During WWII the Nazi's, as they conquered and destroyed lands throughout Europe, looted artworks from museums and private collection. Fortunately enough with the advancement of radar technology we are able to find forgotten underground war bunkers and mines.
Many paintings and sculpture are believed to be buried in a silver mine outside of the city of Dresden near the Czech and German border. These paintings were belonged to the collection of Baron Ferenc Hatvany, a leading Hungarian-Jewish industrialist and art patron.
Nazi SS Lieutenant Colonel Adolf Eichmann was responsible for the looting of the Hatvany collection. Between the 250 to 500 pieces were shipped out of Hungary.