'Buch der ewigen Weisheit'

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Manuscripts / Further manuscripts

Object Data




Inventory Number

Ser. n. 2732


Netherlands, 15th century

Provenance Data



Assignment/presentation from the public sector 1938-45

Provenance according to museum / collection

'Zuwachsbuch' (book recording new acquisitions) vol. 3, fol. 118v: No entry on provenance. Letter of Customs and Exise Office ('Hauptzollamt') Vienna, Centre, Office for Enforcements ('Vollstreckungsstelle') from 13 October 1940: 'Im Strafverfahren zu Gunsten des Reiches eingezogen' (Confiscated In criminal proceedings in favour of the Reich)', transferred to the National Library 'ohne Anspruch auf Entschädigung' (without right of compensation)


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.

Committee in charge

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.