Polish wartime losses( Polskie straty wojenne)

"Nazi plunder refers to art theft and other items stolen from 1933 until the end of World War II. It was mainly done by Nazi and Soviet Union. Polish cultural items of great significance were stolen. Germany still has much Polish material looted during World War II. For decades there have been mostly futile negotiations between Poland and Germany concerning the return of the looted property. Some items are found all over the world "( from Wikipedia) Poland is still looking for those:
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Leon Wyczółkowski (1852-1936), A Study – The Bust of a Young Woman (1884/1889), oil on canvas, 27 x 22 cm, kolekcje.mkidn.gov.p Leon Wyczółkowski is one of the foremost representatives of the realist current among the painters of the so-called Young Poland period. This highly erotic portrait of a young woman was part of the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts collection since 1900. A gift of Feliks Gebethner, it was later deposited at National Museum of Warsaw in 1939. It was then a

Leon Wyczółkowski (1852-1936), A Study – The Bust of a Young Woman (1884/1889), oil on canvas, 27 x 22 cm, kolekcje.mkidn.gov.p Leon Wyczółkowski is one of the foremost representatives of the realist current among the painters of the so-called Young Poland period. This highly erotic portrait of a young woman was part of the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts collection since 1900. A gift of Feliks Gebethner, it was later deposited at National Museum of Warsaw in 1939. It was then a

APOLONIUSZ KĘDZIERSKI (1861-1939)  Head IV, 1910  (Spirea)  Pastel on paper, ... x ... Sign. b.r.: A. Kędzierski - 1910  Owned by the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts in Warsaw.  Lost between 1939-1945.  Negative MNW no. 227746; photo from repr.  WAR020139

APOLONIUSZ KĘDZIERSKI (1861-1939) Head IV, 1910 (Spirea) Pastel on paper, ... x ... Sign. b.r.: A. Kędzierski - 1910 Owned by the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Lost between 1939-1945. Negative MNW no. 227746; photo from repr. WAR020139

WOJCIECH KOSSAK (1856-1942)  The Habsburg Family Leaving Żywiec Castle in a Sled, [c. 1911]  Oil on canvas, (150 x 250)  Owned by Karol Olbracht in Żywiec.  Lost between 1939-1945.

WOJCIECH KOSSAK (1856-1942) The Habsburg Family Leaving Żywiec Castle in a Sled, [c. 1911] Oil on canvas, (150 x 250) Owned by Karol Olbracht in Żywiec. Lost between 1939-1945.

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), The Temptation of St. Anthony, woodcut print, courtesy of the National Museum in Gdańsk, photo: kolekcje.mkidn.gov.pl

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), The Temptation of St. Anthony, woodcut print, courtesy of the National Museum in Gdańsk, photo: kolekcje.mkidn.gov.pl

APOLONIUSZ KĘDZIERSKI (1861-1939)  Head V, 1910  (Spirea),  Pastel on paper, ... x ...  Sign. b.r.: A. Kędzierski - 1910  Owned by the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts in Warsaw.  Lost between 1939-1945.  Negative MNW no. 227745; photo from repr.  WAR020140

APOLONIUSZ KĘDZIERSKI (1861-1939) Head V, 1910 (Spirea), Pastel on paper, ... x ... Sign. b.r.: A. Kędzierski - 1910 Owned by the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Lost between 1939-1945. Negative MNW no. 227745; photo from repr. WAR020140

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), The Annunciation to the Shepherds, 1634, etching, courtesy of the National Museum in Gdańsk, photo: kolekcje.mkidn.gov.pl This painting from the Urban Museum in Gdańsk was taken to the Soviet Union.

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), The Annunciation to the Shepherds, 1634, etching, courtesy of the National Museum in Gdańsk, photo: kolekcje.mkidn.gov.pl This painting from the Urban Museum in Gdańsk was taken to the Soviet Union.

Madonna with Child  by Lucas Cranach the Elder was kept at the collegiate church in Głogów  until the WWII.It  fell into Russian hands in 1945". On 06/04/1945 the painting was requisitioned by the mayor, Mossev. After the year 2000, a reproduction of the painting appeared on the website of the Pushkin State Museum of Art in Moscow.Poland has been making efforts to reclaim the piece since 2004

Madonna with Child by Lucas Cranach the Elder was kept at the collegiate church in Głogów until the WWII.It fell into Russian hands in 1945". On 06/04/1945 the painting was requisitioned by the mayor, Mossev. After the year 2000, a reproduction of the painting appeared on the website of the Pushkin State Museum of Art in Moscow.Poland has been making efforts to reclaim the piece since 2004

Jacob Jordaens' The Annunciation formed a part of the collection of the J.K. Bartoszewicz Urban Museum of History and Art in Łódź. After Łódź was incorporated into Germany, the new German board of management at the museum looted and devastated its collection. In 1945 what remained of the original collection was transported to Saxony, from where boxes labelled "Łódź" were later taken over by divisions of the Red Army and transported to Russia.

Jacob Jordaens' The Annunciation formed a part of the collection of the J.K. Bartoszewicz Urban Museum of History and Art in Łódź. After Łódź was incorporated into Germany, the new German board of management at the museum looted and devastated its collection. In 1945 what remained of the original collection was transported to Saxony, from where boxes labelled "Łódź" were later taken over by divisions of the Red Army and transported to Russia.

It was probably around the year 1936 that the Warsaw-based confectioner Mieczysław Broniewski bought Henryk Siemiradzki’s painting from Leopold Kronenberg. The canvas was commissioned by Pavel Isieyev, a secretary of the St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts and it gathered significant recognition when presented to the milieu. The work which depicts a girl looking at amulets sold by a black merchant decorated the walls of salon in the palace on 25 Mokotowska street in Warsaw (presently, the…

It was probably around the year 1936 that the Warsaw-based confectioner Mieczysław Broniewski bought Henryk Siemiradzki’s painting from Leopold Kronenberg. The canvas was commissioned by Pavel Isieyev, a secretary of the St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts and it gathered significant recognition when presented to the milieu. The work which depicts a girl looking at amulets sold by a black merchant decorated the walls of salon in the palace on 25 Mokotowska street in Warsaw (presently, the…

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), Melancholia I, 1514, copper print, 31 x 26 cm, courtesy of the National Museum in Gdańsk This work of Albrecht Durer (an identical print found itself in the Albertin Gallery in Vienna) belonged to the Jacob Kabrun collection, later part of the Urban Museum of Gdańsk. It was confiscated by the Red Army.

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), Melancholia I, 1514, copper print, 31 x 26 cm, courtesy of the National Museum in Gdańsk This work of Albrecht Durer (an identical print found itself in the Albertin Gallery in Vienna) belonged to the Jacob Kabrun collection, later part of the Urban Museum of Gdańsk. It was confiscated by the Red Army.

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