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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Anatomisch Museum

Universiteitsweg 100 3584 CG Utrecht

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. The museum’s collection consists exclusively of anatomical specimens, most of which were made at its own institute.

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

View reaction of Anatomisch Museum 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

Utrecht’s Anatomy Museum houses a superb collection of models of the human body made of various substances: wax, papier-maché, wood, porcelain, plaster and plastic. Also on display are series of specimens.