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Erik Winkler ( ? - ? )

Erik Winkler served as a Czech Art Representative in Germany and Austria. Stationed at the Salzburg Art Collecting Center, Winkler identified works of art and other cultural objects stolen from Czechoslovakia by the Nazis. He accepted many restitutions on behalf of the Czechoslovakian Government, including tapestries belonging to the Order of Malta from Prague, the Gompera Collection of Moravia, and the Konopiste Armor Collection.

The foundation is very interested in locating someone by this name who served as a Monuments Man. If you have any information, please contact abottinelli@monumentsmenfoundation.org.