Gentleman in black frock coat with white waistcoat and white necktie
Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified
Categories: Paintings / Watercolours
Watercolour on ivory, 1832
1st half of the 19th Century
Former owner according to museum / collection
Purchase from a private collection
Provenance according to museum / collection
Inventory numbers 28559 to 28563 acquired from E. Reif for 455 Reichsmarks on 30 March 1940. There are indications which cannot be ruled out, yet they are not precise, that there is a connection with the collection of Dr. Heinrich Reif, a lawyer, or his daughter Hertha Eva, born in 1919, who was a student (?) then. The Reif art collection included several miniatures
Art Restitution Advisory Board
The questionable nature of the provenance of the art or cultural object is being or has been examined by the museum/the collection/the Commission for Provenance Research. So far, the case has not been dealt with by the Art Restitution Advisory Board.
No recommendation has been issued yet.
Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport
No decision has been reached so far.
The art or cultural object is kept in the museum/in the collection.
© Art restitution National Fund of the Republic Austria for Victims of National Socialism