Elderly gentleman in black frock coat, red waistcoat and black cravat

Restitution status: Return to the heirs has occurred

Categories: Paintings / Watercolours

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

28104

Description

Watercolour on ivory

Material

Ivory

Motif

Portraits

Period

1st half of the 19th Century, 2nd half of the 19th Century

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

Bittmann, Rudolf

Provenance

Acquisition from the art market/antique shop

Provenance according to museum / collection

Rudolf Bittmann; acquired at Auction Auction House Adolf Weinmüller, Viennese branch, auction 8 to 10 December 1938, lot 555

Committee

Art Restitution Advisory Board

Pendency

The Art Restitution Advisory Board has decided on the restitution of the art.

Recommendation

The Art Restitution Advisory Board has recommended that the art or cultural object is to be restored to the owners or their legal successors.

Committee in charge

Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport

Decision

No decision has been reached so far.

Implementation

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

Annotations

In its meeting of 18 August 2000 the Advisory Board unanimously reached the following decision: The Advisory Board recommends to the Federal Minister for Education, Science and Culture that the hereinafter called art objects from the graphic collection of the Albertina be handed over to the heirs of Rudolf Bittmann. The object was handed over to the heirs on April 29. 2013.

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