Zentraldepotkartei(en): Digitalization and online-publication

A project by the Commission for Provenance Research in cooperation with the archive of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

In autumn 1938, the Central Depot for Confiscated Collections was established on the bel étage of the Neue Burg in the centre of Vienna, particularly the rooms facing the Burggarten. It contained objects from Viennese art collections that had been confiscated by the Nazis after March 1938 from their Jewish owners and were later to be given to various museums…
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TransCultAA – Transfer of Cultural Objects in the Alpe Adria Region in the 20th Century

The Commission for Provenance Research acts as associated partner in this research project

This research project is the first attempt to investigate the transfer of cultural assets in the Alpe Adria area in the 20th century. In an unprecedented transnational and collaborative way, it will engage a multinational team of scholars to analyze “Uses of the Past”, in particular historical and current conflicts of ownership, patrimony, and cultural heritage…
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