Website of the German Lost Art Foundation

Date 2018.02.06

Conference: "20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future" (26-28 November 2018)

Exactly two decades after more than 40 countries and many non-state organizations adopted the Washington Conference Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art in 1998, the German Lost Art Foundation is organizing a specialist conference entitled “20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future”. More details: Conference: "20 Years Washington Principles: Roadmap for the Future" (26-28 November 2018) …

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Rückseite des Gemäldes Meleager und Atalante, Rubens-Werkstatt, 1643. Vom 1943 bis 1945 im Besitz von Hermann Göring, heute als Leihgabe der Bundesrepublik Deutschland im Rheinischen Landesmuseum Bonn (refer to: Training programme for provenance research - Introduction to provenance research)
Date 2018.03.22

Training programme for provenance research - Introduction to provenance research

Uwe Hartmann, head of the department for provenance research at the German Lost Art Foundation will introduce to provenance research and fair and just solutions following the Washington Principles. Sophie Leschik, employee in the department for provenance research at the German Lost Art Foundation, will report about the Foundation's funding opportunities and they will give some advice to possible applicants. More details: Training programme for provenance research - Introduction to provenance research …

Auftakt zur Konferenz "Raub und Handel" (30. November bis 1. Dezember 2017) (refer to: Event follow up: "Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940-1944)")
Date 2018.01.09

Event follow up: "Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940-1944)"

With around 300 attendees, the conference “Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940-1944)”, organized by the German Lost Art Foundation and chaired by executive board member Prof. Dr. Gilbert Lupfer, was a great success for the German Lost Art Foundation. More details: Event follow up: "Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940-1944)" …

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 …