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Galerie Heinemann online

The database Galerie Heinemann online facilitates searches of the Munich art dealer Galerie Heinemann (1872-1938), with a focus on the period from 1890 to 1939. It makes information accessible on approximately 43,500 important paintings from all centuries as well as on about 13,000 persons and institutions associated with the acquisition or sale of these paintings.

The basis of the database are the business records and the card indexes of the gallery, which are in the Deutsches Kunstarchiv in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, as well as the catalogs and photographs, which are stored in the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich.

The individual artwork represents the highest hierarchical level in the database. Linked with the information on the artwork are other data on artists, clients as well as purchases and sales. Along with the transcription of the most important contents, all scans of the underlying original documents are also available.

The database facilitates a simple search access in a full-text search mode as well as a combined advanced search with selected search fields.

Since June 2013, the database is integrated in the "International Research Portal for Records Related to Nazi-Era Cultural Property" and can be called by the following link: gnm.html. The platform is operated by the National Archives in Washington, DC, USA. It is the result of the collaboration between institutions of many nations, who keep written documents related to cultural property from the Nazi era.

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