Rose Valland – art spy at the Jeu de Paume

Rose Valland was the perfect spy. Her innocence was the best camouflage. When the Germans occupied Paris and the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR) moved into his bag-shop in the building of Jeu de Paume, she was already there. The art […]


IFAR announces major enhancemens to its free catalogue raisonnés database

The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR)—the leading organization addressing critical art-world issues regarding attribution, authenticity, and provenance—announced today the launch of new enhancements to its online Catalogues Raisonnés Database. New features and functionality include external links to the complete […]

Pictures tell stories

I am often asked: What is actually provenance research? Or, asked in terms of activities: What exactly is it that a provenance researcher is doing? Or, thought very pragmatic: Why do you do that?