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Publisher: Deutsches Zentrum Kulturgutverluste (German Lost Art Foundation) - A civil-law foundation

Authorised representative:

Prof. Dr. Gilbert Lupfer
Executive Board
Humboldtstraße 12
39112 Magdeburg
Telephone: +49 (0) 391 727 763 0

Supervisory authority: State Administration Office of Saxony-Anhalt, Dept. 503 Foundations, Ernst-Kamieth-Str. 2, 06112 Halle (Saale), Germany

The German Lost Art Foundation is financed by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by resolution of the German Bundestag.

1. Disclaimer

The database information provided represents an excerpt of the losses suffered by legal and natural persons and/or of corresponding third-party possession resulting from the Second World War and the Nazi rule in Germany. Responsibility and copyright for the data on which this website is based lies exclusively with the legal and natural persons reporting the loss or third-party possession.

All information on losses and third-party possession was taken from documents created for or provided to the Lost Art Foundation by third parties. The Lost Art Foundation assumes no liability for the correctness of these data—in particular with regard to object or address data—or of information provided by third parties. If an object is claimed by multiple reporting parties the report will list the Foundation as the point of contact. In the event of inquiries, identifications or fundamental changes to the status of the case etc. the Foundation will inform all parties involved.

The database is continuously adapted to current requirements and developments. Additions and requests for corrections may be submitted to the Lost Art Foundation.

The Foundation makes every effort to respect copyrights pertaining to the images used. Any copyright holders who despite our intensive inquiries have not been appropriately credited are requested to contact the Foundation.

The Foundation accepts no responsibility or liability for information to which it provides links and which does not originate from the Foundation.

From a legal aspect, in particular with regard to due diligence, use of constitutes only an indication and does not relieve users of the obligation to conduct further research.

2. Legal representation

Reporting parties who are represented by a lawyer are requested to submit the corresponding letter of authorization to the Foundation together with their report.

3. Copyright

All rights, in particular the right to copy, disseminate or translate the content of this site, reserved. No part of this database may be reproduced in any form (by storing, copying, duplicating, transmitting etc.) or altered, processed, duplicated or disseminated by means of manual or electronic systems (photocopying, microfilm or other methods) without the prior written permission of the Lost Art Foundation.

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