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The Collection of the Jew Josef Pollák . Deposit no. 1164 in The Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague.

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Sbírka Žida Josefa Polláka

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The book deals with the family of the Jewish collector Josef Pollak and his collection of miniatures, porcelain, paintings, drawings and graphic works, which he transferred in the spring of 1939 as Deposit No. 1164 to the Museum of Decorative Arts in...Show detail

Identifying Features

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Identifying Features

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This brochure presents the typical markings, labels and tags that can be found on items originally belonging to Jewish owners from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia who were deported by the Nazis.Show detail

Jewish Property Transferred From Sychrov Castle to Other Locations

Jewish Property Transferred From Sychrov Castle to Other Locations

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The Centre has published a catalog of items from the property of the WWII victims, transferred from Sychrov castle to other locations. The publication summarizes the fate of identified objects and presents short medallions of their original owners.Show detail

A nation lives as long as its cultural monuments live. Art theft in the Protektorat of Bohemia and Moravia 1939–1945. Mechanisms, development, contexts.

A nation lives as long as its cultural monuments live.  Art theft in the Protektorat of Bohemia and Moravia 1939–1945. Mechanisms, development, contexts.

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The publication "A nation lives as long as its cultural monuments live. Loot of art in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia in the years 1939–1945. Form, Course, Context" maps the confiscation of art objects and valuables on the territory of the...Show detail

Jewish Property Sold from the Sychrov Castle

Jewish Property Sold from the Sychrov Castle

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The Centre publishes a catalogue of items - originating from the property of WWII victims - sold from the Sychrov Castle during the post-war period, especially in 1960s, when the administration of historic monuments was transferred to district authorities.Show detail

The Fate of Wartime Deposits / Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Volume 1; the Second Edition

The Fate of Wartime Deposits / Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Volume 1; the Second Edition

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The Documentation Centre publishes the second edition of The Fate of Watime Deposits / Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Volume 1. The publication describes the wartime and post-war fate of four deposits deposited in the Prague Museum of Decorative Arts...Show detail

Paintings from Jewish Collections at the National Gallery in Prague I. Unidentified Owners

Paintings from Jewish Collections at the National Gallery in Prague I. Unidentified Owners

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The Documentation Centre has published a new book from a series of publications dedicated to paintings from Jewish collections at the National Gallery in Prague. The study, dedicated to Richard Popper's collection (Paintings from Jewish collections at...Show detail

Returning Identity - The Exhibition Catalogue

Returning Identity - The Exhibition Catalogue

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The Documentation Centre issues a catalogue of the exhibition Returning Identity.Show detail

International Conference: Terezín Declaration – Ten Years Later

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Terezín Declaration – Ten Years Later

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The 7th International Conference on Nazi looted cultural assets organized by the Documentation Centre was hold in Prague on June 18 – 19, 2019. The title of the conference reflected its goals of commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Terezín Declaration...Show detail

Jewish property deposited at the Sychrov Castle II / Applied Arts

Jewish property deposited at the Sychrov Castle II / Applied Arts

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The Centre publishes a catalogue of applied art at present deposited at the Sychrov castle but originating from the property of the Jewish population of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. (In Czech language.)...Show detail

Jewish property deposited at the Sychrov castle

Jewish property deposited at the Sychrov castle

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The Documentation Centre has published the fourth book from the series of publications cataloguing the works of art, originally from the property of WW II victims. Detailed study, describing the provenance research and property transfers in the context...Show detail

Jewish property deposited at the Zákupy castle

Jewish property deposited at the Zákupy castle

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The Documentation Centre has published a new publication entitled Jewish property deposited at the Zákupy Castle. It is already the fifth book from the series of publications following the history of transfers of works of art and decorative arts, today...Show detail

Paintings from Jewish collections at the National Gallery in Prague - Richard Poppers´s Collection

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Richard Popper’s Collection

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A catalogue of paintings of Richard Popper's collection at the National Gallery in Prague. The publication summarizes the fate of Popper's collection, based on an archive research.Show detail

The Fate of Wartime Deposits, volume 2

The Fate of Wartime Deposits, volume 2

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The publication follows the first volume and describes the movements of the individual objects and collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague during the war and the postwar period.Show detail

International conference – Plundered – But By Whom?

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Plundered, but by whom?

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Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia and Occupied Europe in the Light of the Nazi-Art Looting 6th international conference organized by Documentation Centre for Property Transfers of Cultural Assets of WWII Victims p.b.o. on the topics of confiscation,...Show detail

The Fate of Wartime Deposits, volume 1

The Fate of Wartime Deposits, volume 1

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The publication describes the movements of the individual objects and collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague during the war and the postwar period.Show detail

International Conference „The West” Versus „The East“ or the United Europe?

International Conference „The West” Versus „The East“ or the United Europe?

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The different conceptions of provenance research, documentation and identification of looted cultural assets and the possibilities of the international co-operation in Europe and in the world.Show detail

Sbírka Bedřicha Lederera uložená na zámcích Sychrov a Zákupy

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Sbírka Bedřicha Lederera uložená na zámcích Sychrov a Zákupy

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The catalogue entitled Sbírka Bedřicha Lederera uložená na zámcích Sychrov a Zákupy presents the collection of prints that Bedřich Lederer collected during his lifetime. After his death in 1949, the collection was declared a state cultural property...Show detail

Siegfried Blumenthal. Life In and Outside Reality

Siegfried Blumenthal. Life In and Outside Reality

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The monograph study entitled Siegfried Blumenthal. Life In and Outside Reality is focused on the fate of the collector Siegfried Blumenthal of Brno. The story of Blumenthal´s life is followed by a provenance study and the catalogue of the fragments of...Show detail

Lives for Ransom

Lives for Ransom

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The publication is focused on the exports and forced donations of works of art during the emigration of Jews from Bohemia and Moravia 1938-1942 (the case of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague).Show detail

International Conference in Liberec: Restitution of Confiscated Art Works – Wish or Reality?

International Conference in Liberec: Restitution of Confiscated Art Works – Wish or Reality?

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Documentation, identification and restitution of cultural property of the victims of World War II.Show detail

Memories Returned

Memories Returned

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The publication Memories Returned. Jewish Property at the Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague is a result of the original research of the Documentation Centre in the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague.Show detail

International Conference in Český Krumlov: Future of the Lost Cultural Heritage

International Conference in Český Krumlov: Future of the Lost Cultural Heritage

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Documentation, identification and restitution of cultural property of the victims of World War II.Show detail

International Conference in Brno: The Lost Heritage of Cultural Assets

International Conference in Brno: The Lost Heritage of Cultural Assets

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The documentation, identification, restitution and repatriation of the cultural assets of WWII victims.Show detail