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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Fruitteeltmuseum

Biezelingseweg 10 4421 KN Kapelle www.fruitteeltmuseum.nl

Investigation results

None of the objects in this museum have problematic provenance.

Result of this investigation

The museum reports that investigators found no objects with problematic provenance in the collection. Only a few of the exhibits are uniquely identifiable, namely six paintings and forty drawings. Their provenance is known and is not problematic. The paintings were given by the heirs of the artist. The museum also reports that the collection was formed and registered after 1995, and that all the donors and lenders are known. Museum investigators consulted the data cards, deeds of gift, library and registration system for this investigation.

About this museum and its collection

The museum showcases the history and culture of fruit cultivation, from the Romans to the present day. The museum collection encompasses around 1,200 items. These include panels, dioramas, tools and an operational auction clock.