Friday, 9 May 2014

Oklahoma House Committee to Discuss Painting

A hearing has been scheduled at the Oklahoma Capitol on Monday to discuss the issue of the painting “Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep” (“Bergère rentrant des moutons,” 1886) by Camille Pissarro, currently held by the University of Oklahoma at their Fred Jones Museum. The hearing is set from 9 am to 11 am, Monday, May 12, in Room 108 at the Oklahoma Capitol.

This is the first time a State legislature has ever intervened in an art restitution case.

More details about the hearing can be found at the McCarville Report.

Learn more about the ownership issues surrounding the painting "Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep."