- First artwork recovered by the Estate with the assistance of Sotheby's: Aimée, A Young Egyptian (1869) by Emile Lecomte-Vernet (1821-1900). Press conference at Concordia: "Concordia announces the return of an important French painting lost to Max Stern during the Nazi regime."
- Painting is placed on loan to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
- Press Release: "German Auction House to Proceed with Sale of Nazi-tainted art despite objections." After intense media scrutiny Van Ham Auction House in Cologne pulls two paintings: Market Scene in the Piazza Navona, Rome (1691) and Market Scene in the Piazza del Quirinale, Rome (1698) by Mathijs Naiveu (1647-1721). Paintings remain at Van Ham.
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