How Jacques Jaujard Saved The Louvre From Nazis

Few people stood ready, before the war, to prevent the Nazi plunder of Europe’s art treasures. One of those unsung heroes was the director of the Louvre museum, Jacques Jaujard.

Jun 14, 2020By Guillaume Deprez
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By Guillaume DeprezGuillaume Deprez is a contributing writer and art historian, graduate of the Louvre School. Wondering why statues and monuments were destroyed and how many ancient artworks survive, he searched for a book answering that question. As the saying goes, when you want to read a book that has not been written, then you must write it. The result is Lost Treasures, the destruction of works of cultural heritage by intolerance and greed. An accessible and engaging book, a journey of discovery throughout the rise and fall of civilizations.