'Looted' Constable work returned

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%The Tate has agreed to return an oil painting by John Constable after it emerged it was probably stolen from its owner by the Nazis and smuggled out of war-time Hungary.

A committee of government-appointed experts said the "likelihood" was the 1824 work, called Beaching A Boat, Brighton, has been "looted by the Germans in 1944 or early 1945".