Website of the German Lost Art Foundation

Date 2020.09.01

Manual for Provenance Research in Germany is now available in English

In cooperation with five partners, the German Lost Art Foundation published the “Provenance Research Manual to Identify Cultural Property Seized Due to Persecution During the National Socialist Era”. The English translation of the German “Leitfaden Provenienzforschung” is now available online.. More details: Manual for Provenance Research in Germany is now available in English …

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Altakten und Inventarverzeichnisse, Altaktenarchiv Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg (refer to: German Contact Point for Collections from Colonial Contexts Now Launched)
Date 2020.08.07

German Contact Point for Collections from Colonial Contexts Now Launched

With its seat at the Cultural Foundation of the German Federal States, the German Cotact Point for Collections from Colonial Contexts is the new central port of call for all questions about collections from colonial contexts in Germany. More details: German Contact Point for Collections from Colonial Contexts Now Launched …

Lynn Rother: Kunst durch Kredit. Die Berliner Museen und ihre Erwerbungen von der Dresdner Bank 1935 (refer to: Lynn Rother: Kunst durch Kredit. Die Berliner Museen und ihre Erwerbungen von der Dresdner Bank 1935)

Lynn Rother: Kunst durch Kredit. Die Berliner Museen und ihre Erwerbungen von der Dresdner Bank 1935

Lynn Rother, Senior Provenance Specialist at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, describes the transaction in which the State of Prussia bought more than 4,000 artworks from the Dresdner Bank for the Berlin museums for the huge sum of 7.5 million Reichsmarks on August 15, 1935. The transaction is explored here for the first time from an art historical and banking perspective. More details: Lynn Rother: Kunst durch Kredit. Die Berliner Museen und ihre Erwerbungen von der Dresdner Bank 1935 …