Website of the German Lost Art Foundation

Date 2020.02.07

German Lost Art Foundation launches English version of its website Proveana

The German Lost Art Foundation has launched the most comprehensive provenance research database in Germany to date: Proveana, which now offers a user interface in English. At www.proveana.de, it is possible to search the results of research projects funded to date by the Foundation and its predecessor, the Bureau for Provenance Research, as well as data and reports on provenance research relating to the “Gurlitt art trove”. All information contained on the website Proveana is available in English, provenance reports are published in the original (German) version. More details: German Lost Art Foundation launches English version of its website Proveana …

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Date 2020.01.09

Opening of the Berlin-based “Help Desk” for enquiries about cultural assets seized in the National Socialist era

German Lost Art Foundation establishes point of contact in Berlin – art historian Dr Susanne Meyer-Abich was appointed director on 1. January 2020 More details: Opening of the Berlin-based “Help Desk” for enquiries about cultural assets seized in the National Socialist era …

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 …