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Date 2021.05.28

Jewish Museum of Westphalia opens exhibition on provenance research

The Jewish Museum of Westphalia will open an exhibition on provenance research titled "In Search of Lost Identity" on June 27. More details: Jewish Museum of Westphalia opens exhibition on provenance research …

Altakten und Inventarverzeichnisse, Altaktenarchiv Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg (refer to: Jewish Museum of Westphalia opens exhibition on provenance research)
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Date 2021.05.28

Institute for Classical Archaeology at the University of Erlangen examines objects from the Collection of Classical Antiquities

Attic ceramic fragments and other ancient objects are the focus of a provenance research project that has begun at the Institute of Classical Archaeology at the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and is funded by the German Lost Art Foundation. In the course of another research project, it had come to light that many of the red-figure clay shards from the local antiquities collection had been purchased in 1939 by a private Munich collection called "Dehn," which had hitherto been unknown to researchers. More details: Institute for Classical Archaeology at the University of Erlangen examines objects from the Collection of Classical Antiquities …

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 …