Persberichten

Binding Opinion About the Painting ‘Painting with Houses’ by Wassily Kandinsky

1 November 2018

The Hague, 1 November 2018 – The Restitutions Committee has issued a binding opinion about the application for restitution of the work Painting with Houses by Wassily Kandinsky, currently in the possession of Amsterdam City Council. The Committee takes the view that the city council is not obliged to restitute the work.

Binding Opinion about ‘Moses’, a Sculpture Attributed to Alessandro Vittoria

31 May 2018

The Hague, 31 May 2018 – The Restitutions Committee has issued a binding opinion about the application for restitution of ‘Moses’, a sculpture attributed to Alessandro Vittoria and currently in the possession of Museum De Fundatie in Zwolle. The Committee has advised the museum to restitute the bronze figure to the heirs of Emma Budge.

Binding Opinion About the Painting 'Blick auf Murnau mit Kirche' by Wassily Kandinsky

15 March 2018

The Hague, 15 March 2018 – The Restitutions Committee has issued a binding opinion about the application for restitution of the painting Blick auf Murnau mit Kirche by Wassily Kandinsky, currently in the possession of Eindhoven City Council. The Committee takes the view that the city council is not obliged to restitute the work.

Artwork in Missing Works Project Returned to Heirs

4 January 2018

THE HAGUE, 4 January 2018 - The Restitutions Committee has advised Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven to restitute a pastel drawing from the Dutch National Art Collection to the heirs of the original owners. The Minister has accepted this recommendation.

Three Paintings Returned to Heirs of Jewish Artist

20 December 2017

THE HAGUE - The Restitutions Committee has advised the Minister of Education, Culture and Science to restitute three paintings from the Dutch National Art Collection to the heirs of the original Jewish owner Joseph Henri Gosschalk. The Minister has accepted this recommendation.

Drawing in Rijksmuseum to go back to the heirs

26 September 2017

THE HAGUE, 26 September 2017 - The Restitutions Committee has advised Minister of Education, Culture and Science Jet Bussemaker to restitute a drawing from the Dutch National Art Collection to the heirs of the original German owner Michael Berolzheimer. The Minister has accepted this recommendation.

Portrait Polish officer to go back to family

10 April 2017

THE HAGUE, 10 April 2017 - The Restitutions Committee has advised Minister of Education, Culture and Science Jet Bussemaker to restitute a portrait by Tischbein from the Dutch National Art Collection to the heirs of the original Polish owner Count August Krasicki. The Minister has accepted the recommendation.

Claim to Isaac Israels painting rejected

31 August 2016

THE HAGUE – The Restitutions Committee has advised the Minister of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) to reject a claim to a painting by Isaac Israels. The Minister has accepted the recommendation.

Rejection of two claims to Moeyaert painting

21 July 2016

THE HAGUE – The Restitutions Committee has advised the Minister of Education, Culture and Science to reject two claims to a painting by Claes Nicolaesz Moeyaert. Both recommendations have been adopted by the Minister.

Antique jewel to be returned to heir of Jewish art dealer

20 January 2016

THE HAGUE - The Restitutions Committee has advised Mrs. Bussemaker, Minister of Education, Culture and Science, to restitute to the heirs of the original Jewish owner, Kurt Walter Bachstitz, an antique jewel that was sold involuntarily during the Second World War. The Minister has accepted the recommendation.