Mauerbach benefit sale on behalf of the Federation of Jewish communities of Austria
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Mauerbach benefit sale on behalf of the Federation of Jewish communities of Austria to be sold without reserve = Auktion ohne Verkäufervorbehalt. by Gerhard Storck

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Published by Christie"s in Vienna .
Written in English


  • Art thefts -- Austria -- History -- 20th century -- Catalogs.,
  • Art treasures in war -- Austria -- Catalogs.,
  • Art, European -- Catalogs.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war,
  • Austria -- Cultural policy.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesMauerbach : items seized by the Nazis to be sold for the benefit of the victims of the Holocaust.
GenreArt and the war
LC ClassificationsN6750 .C48 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination403 p. :
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21038853M

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Sale number: Description: pages: chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm: Series Title: Christie, Manson & Woods.; Catalogue of auction: Responsibility: on behalf of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Austria: to be sold without reserve = Auktion ohne Verkäufervorbehalt.   Provenance Princess Victoria of Prussia. Kaiser Friedrich Museum, Berlin Mauerbach Benefit Sale on Behalf of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Austria.   Robert Liska, vice president of Austria's Federation of Jewish Communities, called the sale "an extraordinarily important matter for us," marking Austria's growing acceptance of its role during World War II. About , Jews lived in Austria in , at the time Germany annexed the country. Lynn H. Nicholas, author of The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and, on LibraryThing.

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