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Kölnisches Stadtmuseum (Municipal Museum, Cologne)

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Kölnisches Stadtmuseum (Municipal Museum, Cologne)

Research into Nazi-confiscated works of art in the museum's collection
The museum has undertaken significant research into works of suspect provenance in its collection. The research is at present focused on sales and acquisitions made in the period 1942-1945. An English précis of an essav by Beatrix Alexander on the museum's history in the years 1938-45 can be consulted on this website.

Research into works of art missing from the museum
A list of paintings and items of furniture missing from the museum can be obtained from the Central Registry upon request.

Contact Information
Ms Beatrix Alexander
Provenance Research
Kölnisches Stadtmuseum 
Zeughausstr. 1-30
50667 Köln
Tel: +49 (0) 221 221 25789
Fax: +49 (0) 221 221 24154
Email: Ksm@ksm.museenkoeln.de
<http://www.museenkoeln.de/Ksm/index.html>

Source
Central Registry Archives, Correspondence, 17 October 2002

Beatrix Alexander, 'In Our Own Interest: Investigation into the history of the Cologne City Museum in the years 1938-1945   ('Im Eigenen Interesse, Nachforschungen über den Erwerb und Verbleib von Kunstgut in den Jahren 1938-1945'), Kleine Schriften zur Stadtgeschichte .H.10  Köln: Kölnisches Stadtmuseum, 2000

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