Portrait of a gentleman

Restitution status: Return to the heirs has occurred

Categories: Paintings / Watercolours

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

34814

Description

Watercolour, 1839

Motif

Portraits

Period

1st half of the 19th Century

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

Josef und Auguste Blauhorn

Provenance

Assignment from the Federal Office for the Protection of Monuments (Austria)

Provenance according to museum / collection

Filiation: Emil Geyer, Vienna. Gabriele Gross, Vienna. Dorotheum, Vienna. Acquired from the so-called Art Museum, Linz (i.e. Hitler's museum project) in 1944. Transferred to the Albertina by the Federal Office for the Protection of Monuments ('Bundesdenkmalamt') in 1963 (Zl. 1274/63. Finally inventorised 1965). A report to the Commission for Provenance Research is available.

Committee

Art Restitution Advisory Board

Pendency

The art restitution proceedings have been concluded.

Recommendation

The committee in charge has recommended if possible to restore the art or cultural object, if owners or their legal successors can be established.

Committee in charge

Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport

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 was restituted to the owners or their legal successors.

Annotations

In its meeting of June 3rd, 2013 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 object from the graphic collection of the Albertina be handed over to the heirs of Josef Blauhorn. The object was handed over to the heirs on July 9th,  2013.

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