May 14, 2011

ERR database—Raoul Meyer, Pissarro, Modigliani, Soutine

You can never be too careful. Thanks to the watchful eye of a museum curator in Indiana, the information in the Jeu de Paume database concerning […]
June 18, 2011

MNR (Musées Nationaux Récupération) Notes—R 6 P « Femme au turban, » by Marie Laurencin

R 6 PSource: Ministère de la culture – Musées Nationaux Récupération Research always begets more research. It’s a bottomless, endless process. One has to be very […]
July 11, 2011

A work of art is not a work of art

SEL531Source: ERR Project via Bundesarchiv On 30 May 1947, the French “Commission de récupération artistique” (CRA) handed over 29 works and objects of art to the […]
July 11, 2011

Exhibit of works of art that are not works of art

Please refer to the 10 July 2011 post entitled “A work of art is not a work of art” Here are some of the 29 works […]
July 21, 2011

ERR database–Robert Schumann aka Robert Schuhmann

If the records of the Einsatztab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR) are to be believed, the ERR stole only one item from Robert Schumann’s Parisian apartment—an Aubusson tapestry […]
November 15, 2011

Modigliani’s “Seated Man with a Cane” up for grabs

by Marc Masurovsky[Editor’s note: This blog piece originally appeared on November 15, 2011. It has been updated to reflect additional news and research regarding the “Seated […]
February 4, 2015

A Gurlitt painting waiting to be restituted: View of the Seine from the Pont-Neuf, by Camille Pissarro

by Marc Masurovsky One of the paintings found in the infamous Salzburg Depot in Western Austria which were part of the art collection of the late […]
May 10, 2015

The day after…

by Marc Masurovsky We just commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, at least that portion of the war being fought on the […]