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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Sculpture

3 objects


Hodegetria

Hodegetria or Virgin Mary with Child

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous
Title
Hodegetria or Virgin Mary with Child
Year
900 - 1000
Technique
Ivory relief
Size
16,9 x 10 cm
Inventorynumber
BEK 1130 di. (OK)
Category
Sculpture
Museum
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Investigation results

Conclusion

The ivory relief was part of the forced sale of the German-Jewish art dealership A.S. Drey at the auction house Paul Graupe, Berlin on 17/18-06-1936, where it was...

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Bust of Tiberius

Head of Tiberius

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous (Roman Empire/Asia Minor)
Title
Head of Tiberius
Year
AD 25–50
Technique
Marble
Size
28,8 x 22,7 cm
Inventorynumber
APM 8355
Category
Sculpture
Museum
Allard Pierson Museum

Investigation results

Conclusion

It is unclear who P. Otten bought the object from: ‘Antiquarian Groen’s predecessor’ may refer to Mozes Groen’s father, Barend Groen, or his...

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Moses

Moses

Artist/ Creator
Alessandro Vittoria (attributed)
Title
Moses
Year
2nd half 16th century
Technique
Bronze
Size
h. 47,5 cm
Inventorynumber
633
Category
Sculpture
Museum
Museum de Fundatie

Investigation results

Conclusion

This figure was part of the collection confiscated from the heirs of Emma Budge.

Explanation

The figure was part of a collection belonging to...

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