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2015.08.11

Provenance research begins at the Leopold Hoesch Museum in Düren

The German Lost Art Foundation is now funding a project at the Leopold Hoesch Museum in Düren which will systematically investigate the provenance of all items acquired between 1946 and 1968 to determine whether they had been confiscated by the Nazi regime. More details: Provenance research begins at the Leopold Hoesch Museum in Düren …

2015.08.10

Deadline for provenance research funding applications is 1 October 2015

The German Lost Art Foundation has made funding available to expand and further strengthen decentralised provenance research. The next submission deadline for longer-term research projects is 1 October 2015. The Foundation can provide funding to short-term projects on a case-by-case basis throughout the year. More details: Deadline for provenance research funding applications is 1 October 2015 …

2015.08.03

Foundation advises the Provenance Research Network in Lower Saxony – New website launched

The Provenance Research Network was founded by the state of Lower Saxony at the beginning of 2015 to support its state museums with investigating possible cases of Nazi-looted art in their collections. The German Lost Art Foundation is represented on the Network’s steering committee by Uwe Hartmann, head of the Foundation’s department for provenance research. More details: Foundation advises the Provenance Research Network in Lower Saxony – New website launched …

2015.07.22

Research edition on art dealer Alfred Flechtheim published in cooperation with the German Lost Art Foundation

The researchers Andrea Bambi (Bavarian State Painting Collections) and Axel Drecoll (Institut für Zeitgeschichte Munich-Berlin) in collaboration with Andrea Baresel-Brand (German Lost Art Foundation) recently produced a research edition which addresses current issues of looted-art restitution based on the case of Alfred Flechtheim (1878-1937). More details: Research edition on art dealer Alfred Flechtheim published in cooperation with the German Lost Art Foundation …

2015.07.14

Successful provenance research at the Museum Lüneburg

The Museum Lüneburg announced that its provenance research funded by the German Lost Art Foundation had turned up an important find. The museum had been combing its collections for Nazi-looted art since April 2014. More details: Successful provenance research at the Museum Lüneburg …