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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)" …

Ansicht Innenhof Palais Papius (refer to: Wetzlar civic museums begin long-term provenance research project - Foundation provides financial support)
Date 2017.12.14

Wetzlar civic museums begin long-term provenance research project - Foundation provides financial support

On December 15, Wetzlar’s civic museums will launch a long-term project to research the provenance of objects from the collection of pediatrician Dr. Irmgard Lemmers-Danforth. This will be funded over a period of 18 months by the German Lost Art Foundation in Magdeburg. More details: Wetzlar civic museums begin long-term provenance research project - Foundation provides financial support …

Rückseite des Gemäldes Männliches Bildnis mit rotem Kopftuch im Profil, Unbekannter Künstler, o.D. (refer to: Archives of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin launch provenance research project)
Date 2017.12.12

Archives of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin launch provenance research project

In October, the Archives of the Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts) in Berlin began a provenance research project. The German Lost Art Foundation in Magdeburg is supporting this research work with a financial grant over a period of two years. More details: Archives of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin launch provenance research project …

Press Releases

Date 2017.11.30

Paris 1940–1944: Theft and trade of cultural assets under German occupation – transnational review opens up new perspectives for provenance research

From November 30 to December 1, 2017, the conference “Theft & Trade. The French Art Market Under German Occupation (1940–1944)”, hosted by the German Lost Art Foundation, will bring together notable international experts who will present the findings of their respective research. More: Paris 1940–1944: Theft and trade of cultural assets under German occupation – transnational review opens up new perspectives for provenance research …

Date 2017.10.25

Project Gurlitt identifies painting by Thomas Couture as Nazi-looted art

A tiny repaired hole pointed the provenance researchers to Georges Mandel. This detail enabled the Gurlitt Provenance Research Project team to identify the painting Portrait de jeune femme assise (Portrait of a Seated Young Woman) by Thomas Couture as Nazi-looted art. The artwork belonged to one of the most famous French victims of the Nazi regime, the high-ranking Jewish politician and anti-Nazi Georges Mandel. Mandel was detained by the National Socialists as an Ehrenhäftling, or prisoner of honour, in the German camps, and murdered in July 1944 by the French militia in the forest of Fontainebleau. His Paris apartment was targeted by German art-looting organisations at an early stage. More: Project Gurlitt identifies painting by Thomas Couture as Nazi-looted art …

MindmapUeberschrift

Mindmap The Foundation Project Funding "Nazi confiscated art" What are "fair and just" solutions? Statute Washington Principles Common Declaration Event review Contact the press office Cooperative partnerships Advisory Commission Gurlitt Provenance Research Lost Art-Database Online-Portal, “Modul Forschungsergebnisse”