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Restitutions committee advises on two claims to looted art (RC 1.115-B/RC 3.129)

18 September 2012

The Restitutions Committee is announcing two new recommendations on claims to looted art. Both claims concern objects from the former property of the Gutmann family. In a dispute about a grisaille by Jacob de Wit in the Drents Museum, the Committee has deemed that the museum does not have to return this work of art to the family. In addition, the Committee also recommends that the Minister for Education, Culture and Science rejects the claim to a sixteenth-century dish.

Restitutions Committee issues recommendation on two claims to looted art

25 May 2012

THE HAGUE – The Restitutions Committee is publishing two recommendations that it issued recently, advising the State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science (OCW) to return a 17th-century chest to an heir of the original owner. The State Secretary has adopted the recommendations.

Press release RC 1.99

29 November 2010

RESTITUTIONS COMMITTEE ADVISES RETURNING A PAINTING BY VAN DE VELDE 

The Restitutions Committee has advised the State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science (OCW) 
concerning a claim to a looted work of art. The Committee advises granting the claim to the painting Winter Landscape by Jan van de Velde II from the Rijksmuseum collection.

Press release RC 1.113

26 July 2010

RESTITUTIONS COMMITTEE ISSUES RECOMMENDATION ON SECOND GUTMANN CLAIM

The Restitutions Committee has advised the State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science to return five objects of decorative art to the heirs of F.B.E. Gutmann and to reject a claim to the painting Venus, Bacchus and Ceres with sleeping Amor by J. de Wit (NK 1960).

Press release RC 1.96, RC 1.100, RC 1.104, RC 1.105 en RC 1.109

5 July 2010

RESTITUTIONS COMMITTEE ISSUES FIVE RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING LOOTED ART

The Restitutions Committee has issued a recommendation to the State Secretary for 
Education, Culture and Science concerning five claims to looted works of art. The recommendation advises that three claims be granted and two be rejected.  

Press release RC 3.95

31 May 2010

BINDING ADVICE ON DISPUTE OVER THE PAINTING ROAD TO CALVARY

THE HAGUE - The Restitutions Committee has issued binding advice concerning the dispute over the division of proceeds from the sale of a privately owned painting, Road to CalvaryBrunswijker Monogrammist (16th century). 

Press release RC 1.82-A, RC 1.108 en RC 1.114-A

14 April 2011

RESTITUTIONS COMMITTEE ISSUES THREE RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING CLAIMS TO STOLEN WORKS OF ART

The Restitutions Committee is publishing three recommendations, which were issued in recent months. In these, the Committee advises the State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science to return two works of art to the former owners' heirs. The State Secretary will adopt the recommendations. 

Press release RC 1.70

3 September 2009

RECOMMENDATION: ART COLLECTION WITH JAN VAN GOYEN BACK TO HEIRS

THE HAGUE - The State of the Netherlands must return a collection of paintings, including works by Jan van Goyen and C. Engelbrechtsz, to the heirs of their former owner. This is the recommendation issued by the Restitutions Committee, which has also judged that the heirs must pay EUR 325,000 for the paintings.