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Here you will find current news from the field of provenance research and on projects funded by the German Lost Art Foundation – whether new publications, exhibitions or restitutions. We also provide details of important events.

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Historical inventory maps of the Landesmuseum Oldenburg
The 2024 summer semester series focuses on collecting and the art trade in the region.
 Japanese wooden figures (netsuke)
Art objects from the Herbert Ginsberg Collection are returned to descendants
early Corinthian jug in a showcase
The early Corinthian jug was looted during the Second World War.
Working Paper 6/2024
The study is presented in Windhoek on the subject of cultural goods and collections from Namibia in institutions in German-speaking countries.
Symbolic image inventory list with magnifying glass
This year sees the sixth international day dedicated to celebrating provenance research.
Museum association presents a guide, reveals findings yielded by first checks at three museums, and launches a project website.
Plakat der Sonderausstellung „Herkunft [un]geklärt“
New findings relating to Mainz, city of art, under National Socialism will be presented on Provenance Research Day.
Symbolic image inventory list with magnifying glass
Dutch Professor of Material Culture and Critical Heritage Studies honoured as Outstanding Mid-Career Scholar
painting by Hans Wertinger: Pfalzgraf Philipp, Bischof von Freising, 1515
Bavarian State Painting Collections and Bavarian National Museum make restitution to descendants of Jakob Goldschmidt.