Restitution Reports:

Restitution Report 2001/2002: Fourth Report from the Federal Minister for Education, Science and Culture to the National Council regarding the Restitution of Works of Art from Austrian Federal Museums and Collections (Restitutionsbericht 2001/2002: Bericht der Bundesministerin für Unterricht und kulturelle Angelegenheiten an den Nationalrat über die Rückgabe von Kunstgegenständen aus den Österreichischen Bundesmuseen und Sammlungen)

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Description
According to the 1998 Federal State Act on the Return of Cultural Objects from Austrian Federal Museums and Collections, the Federal Minister for Education, Science and Culture is required to issue a yearly report to inform the National Council (i.e. Lower Chamber of the Austrian Parliament) on the restitution of works of art.

The fourth Restitution Report covering the period 2001/2002 has been published in German.  It is available here and from the website of the Commission for Provenance Research.

The report documents decisions to return cultural property to the heirs of the following:

Emma Schiff-Suvero

Louis de Rothschild

Otto and Livia Brill

Gottlieb Kraus

Wilhelm Freund

Leo and Elise Smoschewer

Otto Klein

Leo Heymann

Jacques Ziegler

 

 

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