An inventory of all the works of art and objects brought to Geneva was compiled during March 1939 at the headquarters of the International Committee of the League of Nations and the Central Committee. On 30 March, one day after the war in Spain ended, the League of Nations officially delivered all the holdings of works of art and objects to the Government of Burgos. The Museum of Art and History in Geneva organised an exhibition of some of the works involved entitled “Masterpieces from the Museo del Prado” which was open to the public during the months of July and August. This was universally considered the most important cultural event to take place in Europe that year. It allowed the numerous visitors who attended to see some of the great paintings collected by the Spanish monarchy and featured works by Velázquez, Goya, El Greco, Titian, Bosch and Dürer, among others

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