Click HERE for Screenreader optimized version.

Gala coach, c.1770

Restitution status: Seized during National Socialism

Object Data

Title Gala coach, c.1770
Artist/Author Velde, C. Van de
Museum/Collection Vienna Museum
Inventory number/Shelfmark 70.417
Description Coloured copper engraving. At the top right: 'Tab. XXXV.', at the bottom right: 'C. Van de Velde sculps'
Height 33,00 cm
Width 90,00 cm
Motif Further motifs
Period 18th Century

Provenance Data

Provenance Acquisition from the VUGESTA/GESTAPO
Committee in charge Viennese Commission for Restitution
Examination Art restitution proceedings are pending.
Recommendation The Art Restitution Advisory Board has established owners or their legal successors and has recommended to restore to them the art or cultural object.
Committee in charge City of Vienna, executive city councillor in charge (municipal authorities)
Decision No decision has been reached so far.
Implementation The art or cultural object is kept in the museum/in the collection.
Annotations Sixth Report on Restitution, Vienna 15 November 2005 (p. 236): 'At the meeting of 19 October 2004, the Viennese Commission on Restitution has unanimously come to the conclusion that the acquisitions of the municipal collections from the Vugesta can in general be regarded as objects of art which can be restituted.'