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Federal Finance Administration (Eidgenössische Finanzverwaltung): Fischer Gallery archives

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Title
Federal Finance Administration (Eidgenössische Finanzverwaltung): Fischer Gallery archives

Description
The Federal Finance Administration has a complete set of the Fischer Gallery documents, under the reference E6100 (A). The Fischer Gallery, located in Lucerne, Switzerland, was important to the art trade during the Third Reich. Some of the art stolen in Germany was taken to Switzerland for storage or sale, and many of these sales were held at the Fischer Gallery. The archives held at the Federal Finance Administration document the workings of the Fischer Gallery during the Nazi period.

Contact Information
Eidgenössische Finanzverwaltung
Bundesgasse 3
CH-Bern
Tel.: +41 (0)31 322 60 11
Fax: +41 (0)31 322 61 87
Email: info@efv.admin.ch
<http://www.efv.admin.ch>

Sources
Federal Finance Administration
<http://www.efv.admin.ch>, accessed on 10 December 2003.

Georg Kreis, 'Switzerland and the Looted Art Trade Link to World War II', (11 December 1999)
<http://www.ess.uwe.ac.uk/genocide/Switzerland9.htm>, accessed on 24 November 2003.

N. H. Yeide, K. Akinsha, A. L. Walsh (eds.), AAM Guide to Provenance Research, Washington: American Association of Museums, 2001, pp. 132.

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