The Provenance Research Project
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Christ and the Children
Emil Nolde (German, 1867–1956)
1910. Oil on canvas, 34 1/8 x 41 7/8" (86.8 x 106.4 cm). Gift of Dr. W. R. Valentiner
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
Kunsthalle, Hamburg. 1918 - 1937
Confiscated (as “degenerate art”) from German state-owned Museum in 1937; included in Entartete Kunst exhibition, in the Antiken-Museum in Hofgarten, Munich, July 19 - November 30, 1937, then sold by Nazi government.
Taken to Köpenicker Strasse, Berlin, January 1938, then to Schloss Niederschönhausen, Berlin. August 1938
Karl Buchholz Gallery, Berlin. 1939
Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York. 1939
Dr. Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner (1880-1958), Detroit. 1939 - 1955. (On extended loan to Detroit Institute of Arts, as part of the Valentiner Bequest, by 1955)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Dr. W. R. Valentiner, 1955
[Christus und die Kinder]