Catalogue description Registry Number: CCG 180/19447. Pictures. Correspondence between the German Restitution...

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Details of FO 1057/133
Reference: FO 1057/133
Registry Number: CCG 180/19447.


Correspondence between the German Restitution Office of the North Rhine Westphalia Finance Ministry and the headquarters of the Reparations, Deliveries and Restitutions Division [RDR] regarding restitution claim No 8125, filed by the Dutch government in December 1946 for one landscape oil painting [not specified], one roller with five pictures, two unknown paintings and one 'earthenware' picture made of Dutch [Delft] tiles, all sold during the war by several Dutch art dealers, transported to Germany and currently located in Viersen, North Rhine Westphalia.

This piece includes investigation forms and notes regarding the claimed paintings, dated February 1947, as well as authorisation and receipts for release of the 'landscape' painting to an accredited representative of the Dutch government, dated June 1948. According to a report dated November 1947, all other paintings 'have already been transported to the owner in Holland by private enterprise'.

This piece also includes a list drafted by the MFA and A of several other claims and their respective outcome, dated November 1947.

Note: This document forms part of the Looted Art Collection; records selection and descriptions reproduced by the kind permission of the Commission for Looted Art in Europe.
Date: 1946 - 1948
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: CCG 180/19447
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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