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Altakten und Inventarverzeichnisse, Altaktenarchiv Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg (refer to: Restitution: Museum Lüneburg returns two museum exhibits to heirs of Hirsch Lengel)
Date 2017.05.20

Restitution: Museum Lüneburg returns two museum exhibits to heirs of Hirsch Lengel

Museum Lüneburg and Museumsverein für das Fürstentum Lüneburg (Principality of Lüneburg Museum Association) have today returned two pieces of linen damask to the heirs of Jewish businessman Hirsch Lengel. Both have been identified as Nazi-confiscated property. More details: Restitution: Museum Lüneburg returns two museum exhibits to heirs of Hirsch Lengel …

Altakten und Inventarverzeichnisse, Altaktenarchiv Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg (refer to: Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media restitutes more Nazi-confiscated property from the Gurlitt art trove)
Date 2017.05.18

Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media restitutes more Nazi-confiscated property from the Gurlitt art trove

The Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Monika Grütters, has restituted another work from the Gurlitt art trove in consultation with Kunstmuseum Bern. The painting “La Seine vue du Pont-Neuf, au fond le Louvre” by Camille Pissarro was returned to France earlier this week. The work was confiscated from Max Heilbronn, a Parisian businessman, by the Nazis in 1942. More details: Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media restitutes more Nazi-confiscated property from the Gurlitt art trove …

Inventarbücher Städel Museum Archiv, Frankfurt am Main (refer to: German Lost Art Foundation presents itself)
Date 2017.05.16

German Lost Art Foundation presents itself

This coming weekend, the German Lost Art Foundation will be presenting its work and main activities to interested visitors at the Kulturhistorisches Museum Magdeburg to mark the Long Night of Science in Magdeburg (May 20) and International Museum Day (May 21). More details: German Lost Art Foundation presents itself …

Press Releases

Date 2017.03.30

Gilbert Lupfer is appointed new honorary executive board of the German Lost Art Foundation

The art historian Prof. Dr. Gilbert Lupfer will take up his position as the new honorary executive board of the German Lost Art Foundation on 1 April 2017. More: Gilbert Lupfer is appointed new honorary executive board of the German Lost Art Foundation …

Date 2016.12.12

First public conference in Saxony-Anhalt, the federal state in which the German Lost Art Foundation is based

Exemplary provenance research projects in Saxony-Anhalt were presented at the German Lost Art Foundation’s conference in Magdeburg. More: First public conference in Saxony-Anhalt, the federal state in which the German Lost Art Foundation is based …

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Mindmap The Foundation Project funding focusing on "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" project Lost Art-Database Online-Portal, “Modul Forschungsergebnisse”