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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Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch

De Mortel 4 5211 HV 's-Hertogenbosch www.sm-s.nl

Investigation results

None of the objects in this museum have problematic provenance.

Result of this investigation

The museum declined to take part in the investigation since most of its collection consists of ceramics and jewellery made after 1945.

Information from previous research (report Museum Acquisitions 1940-1948)

View reaction of Stedelijk Museum S Hertogenbosch in the report Museale acquisitions 1940-1948 which was published in 1999 in response to the previous museum research.

About this museum and its collection

The museum specialises in modern and contemporary ceramics and jewellery. Both international collections include unique works by artists as well as serially manufactured items. The emphasis is on work produced after 1945 by major figures such as Pablo Picasso and Alessandro Mendini, leading Dutch personalities such as Gijs Bakker and Hella Jongerius, as well as promising young designers in the region.