Investigation into the provenance of museum collections in connection with the theft, confiscation and sale of objects under duress between 1933 and 1945.

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Aertsen, Verwerking van de oogst

After the harvest

Artist/ Creator
Pieter Aertsen
Title
After the harvest
Year
1567 - 1569
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
126,9 x 159,2 cm
Inventorynumber
2436 OK
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was in the possession of ‘Dr. Bruno Berall’ or ‘Dr. Bruno Beroll’ at an unknown point in time. It is not clear if this is the...

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Willem II on Horseback

Willem II on Horseback

Artist/ Creator
Henri Auguste d'Ainecy comte de Montpezat
Title
Willem II on Horseback
Year
c. 1840
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
14,2 x 11,5 cm
Inventorynumber
KL 96
Category
Paintings
Museum
Paleis Het Loo

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was part of the collection confiscated from H. Fraenkel, a Jewish photographer from Amsterdam.

Explanation

On 9 April 1946,...

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A Bishop Kneeling before Saint Peter

A Bishop Kneeling before Saint Peter

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (follower of Anthonie van Dyck)
Title
A Bishop Kneeling before Saint Peter
Year
c. 1630 ?
Technique
Pencil and oil on panel
Size
17,7 x 24,5 cm
Inventorynumber
2757 (OK)
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Investigation results

Conclusion

It is not known from which collection this painting was auctioned during the estate sale at Mandelbaum & Kronthal and under what circumstances this auction took...

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Adoration of the shepherds

Adoration of the shepherds

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (School of Dirck Barendsz)
Title
Adoration of the shepherds
Year
1550-99
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
205 x 142 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3460
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since it is unclear how, when, and from whom Hans Alfred Wetzlar acquired this painting, its provenance is uncertain. This painting was part of his collection until...

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Allegory of the Judicial Murder of Johan van Oldenbarneveldt

Allegory of the Judicial Murder of Johan van Oldenbarneveldt

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (Netherlands)
Title
Allegory of the Judicial Murder of Johan van Oldenbarneveldt
Year
1622
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
104 x 71 cm
Inventorynumber
PDS 122
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Het Prinsenhof

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who the owner was and who consigned this painting for sale at Van Marle & Bignell auction is not known.

Explanation

Investigation of the...

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Chariclea

Chariclea

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (Northern Netherlands)
Title
Chariclea
Year
c. 1660
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
75 x 55 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-4017 (NK2928)
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

The provenance of painting is uncertain since it is unclear when and from whom Vitale Bloch or art dealer D.A Hoogendijk acquired the...

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Tavern full of People

Tavern full of People

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (Netherlands) (follower of David Teniers II)
Title
Tavern full of People
Year
18th century
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
71,5 x 60 cm
Inventorynumber
NOM 7099-47
Category
Paintings
Museum
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut is not known.

Explanation

The painting may have been part of property...

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Three Men Drinking in an Interior

Three Men Drinking in an Interior

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (Netherlands) (derived from a work by Adriaen van Ostade)
Title
Three Men Drinking in an Interior
Year
19th century
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
18 x 27 cm
Inventorynumber
NOM. 7097-47
Category
Paintings
Museum
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut is not known.

Explanation

The painting may have been part of property...

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Lazarus and the Rich Man

Lazarus and the Rich Man

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (Southern Netherlands)
Title
Lazarus and the Rich Man
Year
1515-1524
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
93,5 x 74 cm
Inventorynumber
StCC s00001
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Catharijneconvent

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom Countess R.A. of Bussum acquired this painting is no longer known.

Explanation

Countess R.A. probably refers to Rudolphine...

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Maximilian II Maria Emanuel (1662-1726), Elector of Bavaria, at the Battle of Mohacs against the Turks

Maximilian II Maria Emanuel (1662-1726), Elector of Bavaria, at the Battle of Mohacs against the Turks

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (copy after Joseph Vivien)
Title
Maximilian II Maria Emanuel (1662-1726), Elector of Bavaria, at the Battle of Mohacs against the Turks
Year
1710-1750
Technique
Oil on copper
Size
65 x 45 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-4016 (NK 1804)
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since it is unclear when and from whom J.J. Thole acquired this painting, its provenance is uncertain.

Explanation

This painting belongs to the...

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Portrait of Joan Huydecoper

Portrait of Joan Huydecoper

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (copy after Bartholomeus van der Helst)
Title
Portrait of Joan Huydecoper
Year
after 1656
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
72,5 x 65 cm
Inventorynumber
SA 5091
Category
Paintings
Museum
Amsterdam Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting probably belonged to a Jewish collector who felt compelled under the wartime conditions to sell some of his...

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Portrait of Nicolaas Rockox

Portrait of Nicolaas Rockox

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (copy after Peter Paul Rubens)
Title
Portrait of Nicolaas Rockox
Year
19th century
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
147,5 x 58 cm
Inventorynumber
R5538
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom A.J.A. Kaminski acquired this painting is no longer known.

Explanation

Antwerp burgomaster Nicolaas Rockox commissioned...

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Portrait of Adriana Perez

Portrait of Adriana Perez

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (copy after Peter Paul Rubens)
Title
Portrait of Adriana Perez
Year
19th century
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
147,5 x 58 cm
Inventorynumber
R5539
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom A.J.A. Kaminski acquired this painting is no longer known.

Explanation

Antwerp burgomaster Nicolaas Rockox commissioned...

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Portrait of Wynolt Feelinck

Portrait of Wynolt Feelinck

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous
Title
Portrait of Wynolt Feelinck
Year
2nd half 16th century
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
99 x 67 cm
Inventorynumber
SA 39217
Category
Paintings
Museum
Amsterdam Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Where this painting was between 1935 and 1984 is not known. The label on the reverse suggests that it had once been owned by a German person or...

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Three Horses in a Stable

Three Horses in a Stable

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (Netherlands) (possibly after Pieter van Bloemen)
Title
Three Horses in a Stable
Year
19th century
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
42,5 x 51,5 cm
Inventorynumber
NOM. 7098-47
Category
Paintings
Museum
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut is not known.

Explanation

The painting may have been part of property...

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Marine View

Marine View

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (Netherlands)
Title
Marine View
Year
19th century
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
46,5 x 63 cm
Inventorynumber
NOM. 7096-47
Category
Paintings
Museum
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut is not known.

Explanation

The painting may have been part of property...

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Landscape with Rocks, Mountain Stream and Abbey

Landscape with Rocks, Mountain Stream and Abbey

Artist/ Creator
Jacques d'Arthois
Title
Landscape with Rocks, Mountain Stream and Abbey
Year
17th century
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
53 x 35,5 cm
Inventorynumber
0600
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum aan het Vrijthof

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit is no longer known.

Explanation

Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit...

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House of the Assistant Resident of Banyuwangi, East Java (Jawa Timur)

House of the Assistant Resident of Banyuwangi, East Java (Jawa Timur)

Artist/ Creator
Auguste Antoine Joseph Payen
Title
House of the Assistant Resident of Banyuwangi, East Java (Jawa Timur)
Year
1828
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
53 x 65 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3452
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since it is unclear how and when the Jewish Jadwiga Vuijk, née Reich Rosenblatt, acquired this painting and because it cannot be irrefutably determined whether...

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Still Life with Chinese Figure

Still Life with Chinese Figure

Artist/ Creator
Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff
Title
Still Life with Chinese Figure
Year
s.d.
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
30 x 24 cm
Inventorynumber
S 986
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum De Lakenhal

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was part of the prewar collection of Jewish art dealer Jacques Goudstikker.

Explanation

This painting had been in the Goudstikker...

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Oriental Street

Oriental Street

Artist/ Creator
Marius Bauer
Title
Oriental Street
Year
1889
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
76 x 135 cm
Inventorynumber
SCH-1939-0010
Category
Paintings
Museum
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was part of the collection confiscated from Hans Ludwig Larsen.

Explanation

Hans Ludwig Larsen was of German Jewish extraction...

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Portrait of Anna Maria van Nutt

Portrait of Anna Maria van Nutt

Artist/ Creator
Ferdinand Bol
Title
Portrait of Anna Maria van Nutt
Year
1658
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
118 x 97 cm
Inventorynumber
01575
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Tongerlohuys

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom C.H.J. Veldkamp acquired this painting is no longer known. This and its pendant may have belonged to a Jewish...

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Portrait of Pieter Bouwens

Portrait of Pieter Bouwens

Artist/ Creator
Ferdinand Bol
Title
Portrait of Pieter Bouwens
Year
1658
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
118 x 97 cm
Inventorynumber
01574
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Tongerlohuys

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom C.H.J. Veldkamp acquired this painting is no longer known. This and its pendant may have belonged to a Jewish...

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Old Veteran

Old Veteran

Artist/ Creator
Gerard Jan Bos
Title
Old Veteran
Year
1899
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
153 x 117 cm
Inventorynumber
A 38196
Category
Paintings
Museum
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who the owner of this painting was before it arrived at the museum during the Second World War is no longer known.

Explanation

This painting...

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Portrait of a Woman in a Pink Blouse

Portrait of a Woman in a Pink Blouse

Artist/ Creator
George Hendrik Breitner
Title
Portrait of a Woman in a Pink Blouse
Year
1890
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
194 x 87,5 cm
Inventorynumber
SCH 1980-0016
Category
Paintings
Museum
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting is from the prewar collection of Jewish art dealer Jacques Goudstikker.

Explanation

This painting was part of art dealer Jacques...

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Excavating the Construction Site of Maison de la Bourse

Excavating the Construction Site of Maison de la Bourse

Artist/ Creator
George Hendrik Breitner
Title
Excavating the Construction Site of Maison de la Bourse
Year
1902-1903
Technique
Oil on paper on panel
Size
40,5 x 33 cm
Inventorynumber
KM100.287
Category
Paintings
Museum
Kröller-Müller Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who consigned this painting to Frederik Muller auction house in 1943 is unclear, as is the identity of the previous owner.

Explanation

This...

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Two Women in Italian Costume

Two Women in Italian Costume

Artist/ Creator
Moritz Calisch
Title
Two Women in Italian Costume
Year
1851
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
118,5 x 90,5 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-4181
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

The provenance of the painting is unclear since the identity of the person who consigned it to Fred. A. van Braam’s auction in 1943 is no longer known. In fact...

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The Studio

The Studio

Artist/ Creator
Jacobus Ludovicus Cornet
Title
The Studio
Year
1845-1855
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
35 x 26,7 cm
Inventorynumber
S 648
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum De Lakenhal

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom Paul Zwaal acquired this painting is no longer known.

Explanation

A comment pencilled in the margin of an annotated copy of...

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Portrait of Helena Leideckers

Portrait of Helena Leideckers

Artist/ Creator
Hendrick Coster
Title
Portrait of Helena Leideckers
Year
1643
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
104 x 85 cm
Inventorynumber
GM 4166
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Arnhem

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting was before it was given to the garage owner as surety and how the painting changed hands is not known.

Explanation

The...

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Shepherdess with Child in a Landscape

Shepherdess with Child in a Landscape

Artist/ Creator
Jacob Gerritsz. Cuyp
Title
Shepherdess with Child in a Landscape
Year
1627
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
101,5 x 175 cm (vóór restauratie 125 x 174 cm)
Inventorynumber
DM-002-799
Category
Paintings
Museum
Dordrecht Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was part of the collection confiscated from J. Hedeman.

Explanation

This painting was part of a collection placed by a Jewish...

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The Free Pardon

The Free Pardon

Artist/ Creator
Honoré Daumier
Title
The Free Pardon
Year
1860-1865
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
38 x 68 cm
Inventorynumber
2596 (OK)
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Investigation results

Conclusion

It is not certain when and under what circumstances the painting left the collection of the German-Jewish banker and art collector Jakob...

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The Painting Lovers

The Painting Lovers

Artist/ Creator
Honoré Daumier
Title
The Painting Lovers
Year
1860-1865
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
23,5 x 31 cm
Inventorynumber
2597 (OK)
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Investigation results

Conclusion

It is not certain when and under what circumstances the painting left the collection of the German-Jewish banker and art collector Jakob...

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Street Scene

Street scene

Artist/ Creator
Honoré Daumier
Title
Street scene
Year
c. 1864
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
27 x 21,3 cm
Inventorynumber
2595 (OK)
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Investigation results

Conclusion

It is not known when and under what circumstances the painting left the collection of German-Jewish businessman and art collector Otto...

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Mills

Mill

Artist/ Creator
C.M. Dijkman
Title
Mill
Year
1900-1949
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
112 x 87 cm
Inventorynumber
R2
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut in The Hague is not known.

Explanation

This painting was probably...

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The continence of Scipio

The continence of Scipio

Artist/ Creator
Giacinto Diana
Title
The continence of Scipio
Year
1765-1770
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
63 x 77 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3465
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since this painting was bought during the war from a dealer whose identity remains unknown despite extensive provenance research, its provenance is uncertain....

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Rembrandt as shepherd with staff and flute

Rembrandt as shepherd with staff and flute

Artist/ Creator
Govert Flinck
Title
Rembrandt as shepherd with staff and flute
Year
1636
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
74,5 x 64 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3451
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since it is not known what happened to the painting between 1941 and when it was acquired in September 1942, its provenance is uncertain.

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View of Delft from the North

View of Delft from the North

Artist/ Creator
Jan van Goyen
Title
View of Delft from the North
Year
1654
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
68 x 99 cm
Inventorynumber
PDS 201
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Het Prinsenhof

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom Kunsthaus Malmedé acquired this painting is not known.

Explanation

Kunsthaus Malmedé at Unter Sachsenhausen 33...

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Willem III (1650-1702), Prince of Orange as a Child

Willem III (1650-1702), Prince of Orange as a Child

Artist/ Creator
Adriaen Hanneman
Title
Willem III (1650-1702), Prince of Orange as a Child
Year
1654
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
135 x 95 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3889
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

The provenance of the painting is uncertain, since how and when it passed from the possession of the Hohenzollern family and came to belong to Reinheldt art gallery in...

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Landscape

Landscape

Artist/ Creator
A. Huissem
Title
Landscape
Year
1900-1940
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
87 x 107 cm
Inventorynumber
R4
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut in The Hague is not known.

Explanation

This painting was probably...

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Café-Chantant on Nes in Amsterdam

Café-Chantant on Nes in Amsterdam

Artist/ Creator
Isaac Israels
Title
Café-Chantant on Nes in Amsterdam
Year
c. 1893
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
91,5 x 106,5 cm
Inventorynumber
KM110.986
Category
Paintings
Museum
Kröller-Müller Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who consigned this painting to Paul Brandt auction house in Amsterdam in 1943 is unclear, as is the identity of the previous...

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Children on the Beach

Children on the Beach

Artist/ Creator
Isaac Israels
Title
Children on the Beach
Year
s.d.
Technique
Oil on card pasted on panel
Size
40,7 x 57,4 cm
Inventorynumber
GM 05019
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Arnhem

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it was handed in to the police in 1946 is not known.

Explanation

In January 1946, someone brought this painting...

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Scene with Bacchantes

Scene with Bacchantes

Artist/ Creator
Jacob van Loo
Title
Scene with Bacchantes
Year
1653
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
63 x 55 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3483
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since the painting was offered on the German art market in 1931 and only surfaced again in New York in 1942, its provenance is uncertain.

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Abraham and the Three Angels

Abraham and the Three Angels

Artist/ Creator
Lambert Jacobsz.
Title
Abraham and the Three Angels
Year
1628
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
59 x 81,5 cm
Inventorynumber
S1977-004
Category
Paintings
Museum
Fries Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Little is known about the Nicoll collection, to which this painting belonged before it was acquired by Dienststelle Mühlmann. It is unclear who Nicoll was and...

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The so-called Boerenverdriet on the Spui in Amsterdam

The so-called Boerenverdriet on the Spui in Amsterdam

Artist/ Creator
Jan Ekels (I)
Title
The so-called Boerenverdriet on the Spui in Amsterdam
Year
1750-1781
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
40 x 48,5 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3475
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since it is unclear when, where, and from whom May acquired this painting, and the fact that it was in Germany in 1928, its provenance is...

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Winter forest scene

Winter forest scene

Artist/ Creator
Johann Bernard Klombeek, Eugène Joseph Verboeckhoven
Title
Winter forest scene
Year
1863
Technique
Olieverf op doek
Size
91 x 125,5 cm
Inventorynumber
B 59
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed

Investigation results

Conclusion

Because the art dealer M. Wolff possibly owned this painting and was in difficulty during the war, its provenance is uncertain. This art gallery had a jewish...

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Bacchic Scene

Bacchic Scene

Artist/ Creator
Johannes van Dregt
Title
Bacchic Scene
Year
1780-1807
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
96,5 x 140 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3463
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since it is not known who put the painting up for auction, its provenance is uncertain.

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Bild mit Häusern

Painting with Houses

Artist/ Creator
Wassily Kandinsky
Title
Painting with Houses
Year
1909
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
98 x 133 cm
Inventorynumber
A 1740
Category
Paintings
Museum
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting from the estate of a Jewish collector was auctioned at a Frederik Muller sale in Amsterdam in 1940.

Explanation

Stedelijk Museum...

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Blick auf Murnau mit Kirche

Blick auf Murnau mit Kirche

Artist/ Creator
Wassily Kandinsky
Title
Blick auf Murnau mit Kirche
Year
1910
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
110,6 x 120 cm
Inventorynumber
183
Category
Paintings
Museum
Van Abbemuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom Légat art gallery acquired this painting is no longer known. Who the former owner ‘A. Kaufmann’ was and how the painting was lost...

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Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

Artist/ Creator
Jan Adam Kruseman
Title
Salome with the Head of John the Baptist
Year
c. 1861
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
120 x 90 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-5009
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

The provenance of the painting is unclear since the identity of the person who consigned it to Fred. A. van Braam’s auction in 1943 is no longer...

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Proun P23, no. 6

Proun P23, no. 6

Artist/ Creator
El Lissitzky
Title
Proun P23, no. 6
Year
1919
Technique
Tempera on canvas
Size
65,9 x 80,9 cm
Inventorynumber
TMS 2311
Category
Paintings
Museum
Van Abbemuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

The identity of the owner of this work when it was sold in the United States is no longer known, as is the way it came to be in the Bildingsinstitut Hellerau...

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The Annunciation to the Shepherds

The Annunciation to the Shepherds

Artist/ Creator
Aert Jansz Mariënhof
Title
The Annunciation to the Shepherds
Year
c. 1650
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
55,2 x 72 cm
Inventorynumber
11054
Category
Paintings
Museum
Centraal Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

It is unclear who consigned this painting for sale at Mandelbaum & Kronthal auction in Berlin; only the initials KR...

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The Artist G.J. Hoffmann

The artist G.J. Hoffmann

Artist/ Creator
Jacob Maris
Title
The artist G.J. Hoffmann
Year
1856
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
27 x 19 cm
Inventorynumber
A 896
Category
Paintings
Museum
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom Jacob Muller & Co acquired this painting by Maris is no longer known.

Explanation

Jacob Muller & Co of The Hague...

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Landscape with Barns

Landscape with Barns

Artist/ Creator
Matthijs Maris
Title
Landscape with Barns
Year
c. 1860
Technique
Oil on paper
Size
29,8 x 42 cm
Inventorynumber
SCH-1980-0018
Category
Paintings
Museum
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Investigation results

Conclusion

No information is available regarding the collection in The Hague to which this painting belonged.

Explanation

No information is available...

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Portrait of a Woman in White

Portrait of a Lady in white

Artist/ Creator
Simon Maris
Title
Portrait of a Lady in white
Year
1905
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
55 x 30 cm
Inventorynumber
GM 05021
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Arnhem

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit is not known.

Explanation

This painting is recorded in a...

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Odalisque

Odalisque

Artist/ Creator
Henri Matisse
Title
Odalisque
Year
s.d. [1921]
Technique
Paint on canvas
Size
61,4 x 74,4 cm
Inventorynumber
A 795
Category
Paintings
Museum
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Investigation results

Conclusion

Albert Stern gave this painting to the museum for safekeeping either just before or at the start of the war together with two other paintings. In October 1940, the...

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Frederik van Os

Pieter Frederik van Os

Artist/ Creator
Anton Mauve
Title
Pieter Frederik van Os
Year
1855
Technique
Oil on paper on panel
Size
20,8 x 17,4 cm
Inventorynumber
Inv. nr. SK-A-4156
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting is included because it belonged to the collection stolen from G.A. van Rede, Bennekom.

Explanation

Mr van Rede registered the...

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The Virgin and Child holding an Apple

The Virgin and Child holding an Apple

Artist/ Creator
Master of the Legend of St Mary Magdalen
Title
The Virgin and Child holding an Apple
Year
1490-1510
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
25 x 18 cm
Inventorynumber
2481 (OK)
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Investigation results

Conclusion

No information is available about when Dr Hans Wendland acquired the painting or the previous owner.

Explanation

In 1937, the work was in the...

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The Raft of the Medusa

The Raft of the Medusa

Artist/ Creator
Dirk Meesters (copy after Théodore Géricault)
Title
The Raft of the Medusa
Year
1914-1950
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
110 x 160 cm
Inventorynumber
SA 2643
Category
Paintings
Museum
Amsterdam Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

No information is available about who owned this painting before it passed to Stichting 1940-1945.

Explanation

The painting was abandoned by...

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The Lamentation

The Lamentation

Artist/ Creator
Hans Memling
Title
The Lamentation
Year
1470-1480
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
57 x 48 cm
Inventorynumber
2471 (OK)
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Investigation results

Conclusion

No information is available about when Jewish art dealer Arthur Goldschmidt acquired this painting or the previous owner.

Explanation

In 1936,...

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Still Life with Fruit

Still Life with Fruit

Artist/ Creator
Jacob Fransz. van der Merck
Title
Still Life with Fruit
Year
c. 1650
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
94 x 123,5 cm
Inventorynumber
S 592
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum De Lakenhal

Investigation results

Conclusion

The identity of the person abbreviated as Pl. who consigned this painting to Mandelbaum & Kronthal auction house is no longer...

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Govert van Slingelandt (1623-90), Lord of Dubbeldam, with his First Wife Christina van Beveren and the Two Sons

Govert van Slingelandt (1623-90), Lord of Dubbeldam, with his First Wife Christina van Beveren and the Two Sons

Artist/ Creator
Jan Mijtens
Title
Govert van Slingelandt (1623-90), Lord of Dubbeldam, with his First Wife Christina van Beveren and the Two Sons
Year
1657
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
99,5 x 86,5 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-4013 (NK 1792)
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since it is unclear when and from whom J.J. Thole acquired this painting, its provenance is uncertain.

Explanation

This painting belongs to the...

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Woodland Path in 'Haagse Bos'

Woodland Path in Haagse Bos

Artist/ Creator
Frits Mondriaan
Title
Woodland Path in Haagse Bos
Year
unknown
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
49 x 52 cm
Inventorynumber
R1
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut in The Hague is not known.

Explanation

This painting was probably...

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Theatre Box

Theatre Box

Artist/ Creator
Martin Monnickendam
Title
Theatre Box
Year
1912
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
200 x 163 cm
Inventorynumber
TIN 105/ SKRA nr. 2195
Category
Paintings
Museum
UvA Heritage / Special Collections

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was part of Jewish art dealer Jacques Goudstikker’s prewar collection.

Explanation

This painting was part of Jewish art...

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Portrait of a man, perhaps Petrus Augustus de Genestet (1829-61)

Portrait of a man, perhaps Petrus Augustus de Genestet (1829-1861)

Artist/ Creator
Nicolaas Pieneman
Title
Portrait of a man, perhaps Petrus Augustus de Genestet (1829-1861)
Year
1830-1860
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
40 x 33 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3466
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since it is unclear when and how the painting had come into the possession of A.J. Rehorst when he sold it to the museum in wartime, its provenance is uncertain.

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Esau selling his birthright

Esau selling his birthright

Artist/ Creator
Paulus Moreelse
Title
Esau selling his birthright
Year
1609
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
124 x 160,7 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3455
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Since it is unclear when, how, and from whom Mr Peters acquired this painting, its provenance is uncertain.

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Wild Sorrel on the Bank

Wild Sorrel on the Bank

Artist/ Creator
Pieter de Regt
Title
Wild Sorrel on the Bank
Year
s.d.
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
32 x 54 cm
Inventorynumber
A 2129
Category
Paintings
Museum
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and how this painting was acquired by the museum is no longer known.

Explanation

Question marks are written beside the options loan,...

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ifel Landscape with Mountain Lake

Eifel Landscape with Mountain Lake

Artist/ Creator
Willem Roelofs
Title
Eifel Landscape with Mountain Lake
Year
s.d.
Technique
Oil on cardboard
Size
23 x 32 cm
Inventorynumber
GM 05020
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Arnhem

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit is not known.

Explanation

No information was found regarding this...

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Courtyard of a farm in Berlicum

Courtyard of a farm in Berlicum

Artist/ Creator
Henriëtte Ronner – Knip
Title
Courtyard of a farm in Berlicum
Year
1846
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
79 x 113 cm
Inventorynumber
16341
Category
Paintings
Museum
Het Noordbrabants Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was most probably sold as lot number 219 at Lempertz’s auction house in Cologne on 2 June 1943. It is not known when or by whom this painting was...

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Self Portrait at 43

Self Portrait at 43

Artist/ Creator
Ary Scheffer
Title
Self Portrait at 43
Year
c. 1838
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
89 x 70 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-4748
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

The provenance is unclear since no information is available about how or when the unknown donor acquired the work during the...

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Hunters on the Heath

Hunters on the Heath

Artist/ Creator
Andreas Schelfhout
Title
Hunters on the Heath
Year
1853
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
18 x 22,2 cm
Inventorynumber
NOM. 6822-47
Category
Paintings
Museum
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut is not known.

Explanation

The painting may have been part of property...

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Townscape with church

Townscape with church

Artist/ Creator
Johannes Daniël Scherft
Title
Townscape with church
Year
1920
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
60 x 70,5 cm
Inventorynumber
R3
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut in The Hague is not known.

Explanation

This painting was probably...

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Oxen Ploughing

Oxen Ploughing

Artist/ Creator
Petrus Paulus Schiedges
Title
Oxen Ploughing
Year
1916
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
110 x 160 cm
Inventorynumber
A 888
Category
Paintings
Museum
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and how this painting came into the possession of the museum is no longer known; it may have been a camouflaged form of safekeeping rather than a...

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Portrait of a Parson in a Japanese Robe

Portrait of a Parson in a Japanese Robe

Artist/ Creator
H. Schuit (of Schuil)
Title
Portrait of a Parson in a Japanese Robe
Year
1650 -1674
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
34,6 x 27,6 cm
Inventorynumber
RMCC s 183
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Catharijneconvent

Investigation results

Conclusion

When and from whom Jagenau art gallery acquired this painting is no longer known.

Explanation

An SNK label appears on the reverse of this...

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Pollarded willows at the Slatuinen

Pollarded willows at the Slatuinen

Artist/ Creator
Jan Sluijters
Title
Pollarded willows at the Slatuinen
Year
c. 1908
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
70,5 x 58 cm
Inventorynumber
15.279
Category
Paintings
Museum
Het Noordbrabants Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was part of the prewar collection of Jewish art dealer Jacques Goudstikker.

Explanation

This painting was part of art dealer...

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African wearing a Yellow Loincloth

African wearing a Yellow Loincloth

Artist/ Creator
Jan Sluijters
Title
African wearing a Yellow Loincloth
Year
1914
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
127,3 x 94,8 cm
Inventorynumber
SCH-1980-0021
Category
Paintings
Museum
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting is from the prewar collection of Jewish art dealer Jacques Goudstikker.

Explanation

This painting was part of art dealer Jacques...

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Winter Landscape

Winter Landscape

Artist/ Creator
Jacob Jan Spohler (circle) or Andreas Schelfhout (circle)
Title
Winter Landscape
Year
19th century
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
18 x 27 cm
Inventorynumber
NOM. 6823-47
Category
Paintings
Museum
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who owned this painting before it passed to Nederlands Beheersinstituut is not known.

Explanation

The painting may have been part of property...

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Studio of a Seventeenth-century Dutch Artist

Studio of a Seventeenth-century Dutch Artist

Artist/ Creator
Johannes Stroebel
Title
Studio of a Seventeenth-century Dutch Artist
Year
1862
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
78 x 65,5 cm
Inventorynumber
jc 0296
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum Jan Cunen

Investigation results

Conclusion

When or from whom Goudstikker/Miedl art gallery acquired this painting is no longer known.

Explanation

J. Goudstikker art gallery acquired this...

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Portrait of Balich Occo Pompeiusdochter, wife of Joost Buijck

Portrait of Balich Occo Pompeiusdochter, wife of Joost Buijck

Artist/ Creator
Isaac Claesz van Swanenburg (formerly attributed to Lancelot Blondeel)
Title
Portrait of Balich Occo Pompeiusdochter, wife of Joost Buijck
Year
16th-century copy of an unknown original
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
51 x 40,5 cm
Inventorynumber
AK 215
Category
Paintings
Museum
Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

Investigation results

Conclusion

Who the owner was and who consigned this painting for sale at Paul Brandt auction is not known.

Explanation

This portrait of Balich Occo...

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On Nes (Night Life)

On Nes (Night Life)

Artist/ Creator
Jan Toorop
Title
On Nes (Night Life)
Year
1889
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
76,5 x 77,5 cm
Inventorynumber
SCH-1939-0023
Category
Paintings
Museum
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was part of the collection confiscated from Hans Ludwig Larsen.

Explanation

Hans Ludwig Larsen was of German Jewish extraction...

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Peasants Harvesting in a Landscape

Peasants Harvesting in a Landscape

Artist/ Creator
Marten van Valckenborch I
Title
Peasants Harvesting in a Landscape
Year
c. 1565
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
43,8 x 60,9 cm
Inventorynumber
0539
Category
Paintings
Museum
Rijksmuseum Twenthe

Investigation results

Conclusion

This painting was part of a collection belonging to Bernhard Albert Mayer of Mainz, who may have been forced by political circumstances in Germany to sell his...

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White Delftware vase and bowl with violets

White Delftware vase and bowl with violets

Artist/ Creator
Floris Verster
Title
White Delftware vase and bowl with violets
Year
1923
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
34,5 x 24,5 cm
Inventorynumber
SCH-1980-0014
Category
Paintings
Museum
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Investigation results

Conclusion

No information is available regarding the person from whom Nederveen Boersma acquired this painting.

Explanation

Nederveen Boersma consigned...

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Zinnias in a Green Ginger Jar

Zinnias in a Green Ginger Jar

Artist/ Creator
Floris Verster
Title
Zinnias in a Green Ginger Jar
Year
1921
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
30,5 x 25,1 cm
Inventorynumber
S960
Category
Paintings
Museum
Museum De Lakenhal

Investigation results

Conclusion

No information is available regarding the person from whom Nederveen Boersma acquired this painting.

Explanation

Nederveen Boersma consigned...

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Portrait of Anna Jacobsdr Blaeu (1556-1627)

Portrait of Anna Jacobsdr Blaeu (1556-1627)

Artist/ Creator
Cornelis van der Voort
Title
Portrait of Anna Jacobsdr Blaeu (1556-1627)
Year
1622
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
122 x 90 cm
Inventorynumber
SA 23544
Category
Paintings
Museum
Amsterdam Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

This drawing is part of the collection confiscated from Mr and Mrs May-Fuld, a Jewish couple.

Explanation

Like the drawing by Paulus...

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Portrait of the Van Wijkersloot Family

Portrait of the Van Wijkersloot Family

Artist/ Creator
Jan Baptist Weenix (follower)
Title
Portrait of the Van Wijkersloot Family
Year
c. 1650-1660
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
97,8 x 136,3 cm
Inventorynumber
21649
Category
Paintings
Museum
Centraal Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

It is not known when or from whom Kunsthandel Miethke acquired this painting and how it came to be part of the museum...

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