Family gathering (Franz I and his fourth wife Karolina)

Restitution status: Heirs being sought

Categories: Prints / Engravings / Copper engravings

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

70.399

Description

Coloured copper engraving. Title below: 'Familien - Vereinigung / des österreichischen Kaiserhauses im Herbst 1834./ Ihrer Majestaet der Kaiserinn Carolina Augusta', to the left: 'Nach der Natur gemalt von P. Fendi im November 1834', to the right: 'Gestochen von Joh. Passini in Wien'. In the centre below (along the edge of the plate): 'Verlag u. Eigenthum von L. T. Neumann in Wien', to the right: 'allerunterthänigst gewidmet / von Johann Passini'

Height

54.5 cm

Width

69.7 cm

Motif

Genre

Period

1st half of the 19th Century

Provenance Data

 

Provenance

Acquisition from the VUGESTA/GESTAPO

Committee

Viennese Commission for Restitution

Pendency

Art restitution proceedings are pending.

Recommendation

The Art Restitution Advisory Board has established owners or their legal successors and has recommended to restore to them the art or cultural object.

Committee in charge

City of Vienna, executive city councillor in charge (municipal authorities)

Decision

The body in charge has decided to restore the art or cultural object to the owners or their legal successors.

Implementation

The art or cultural object is kept in the museum/in the collection.

Annotations

Sixth Report on Restitution, Vienna 15 November 2005 (p. 236): 'At the meeting of 19 October 2004, the Viennese Commission on Restitution has unanimously come to the conclusion that the acquisitions of the municipal collections from the Vugesta can in general be regarded as objects of art which can be restituted.'

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