PENDING CLAIMS for the voluntary transfer of assets that were unlawfully taken during the Holocaust and the Second World War

NOTIFICATION BY THE JEWISH MUSEUM IN PRAGUE OF A CLAIM FOR VOLUNTARY TRANSFER OF ASSETS  

The Jewish Museum in Prague hereby gives notices that a claim has been filed for the voluntary transfer of the following items from its collections:
 
In accordance with the “Terms for the assertion of claims for voluntary transfers of assets in the collections of the Jewish Museum in Prague which were unlawfully seized during the period of Nazi occupation“ (hereinafter “the Terms”) a one-year deadline for filing any additional claims with respect to the artwork in question shall run from the date of publication of this notice of delivery of claim (i.e. to 14 June 2020). After this deadline has passed, a decision will be made with regard to the claim in accordance with the Terms. Applications delivered at a later date shall not be taken into consideration.
 
List of objects for which a claim for a voluntary transfer of ownership has been made:

ŽMP 97.226
Max Soldinger (1906-1962)
Portrait of a Young Man
Pastel on paper, 49 x 39 cm
Signed and dated lower right: M. Soldinger / 1931
Included into the collections of the Jewish Museum in Prague by selection from the Prague Treuhandstelle warehouse on 6 December 1944. The card of the Central Jewish Museum Catalogue (1942-1945) contains the transport number AAh 683 of Ms Josefina Osers (ová).
 

 

Provenance:
 
1931 – 10. 6. 1942 –  Josefina Osers
10. 6. 1942 – 6. 12. 1944 –  Treuhandstelle Prag (L7a, consignment: 2791 VII 92/00)
 6. 12. 1944 – 8. 5. 1945 –  Central Jewish Museum, Prague (catalogued by Dr. Hana Volavková)
 8. 5. 1945 – 1951 Jewish Museum in Prague / National Administration of the Property Issues of the Jewish
 Council of Elders
1951  –  1994 – State Jewish Museum, Prague
1994  –  present – Jewish Museum in Prague
 
Note:
According to the transport number entered on a card in the Central Jewish Museum Catalogue (see scan attached below), Ms
Josefina Osersová was the last owner of the painting prior to its confiscation by the Prague Treuhandstelle.

Osersová Josefina
born 23.06.1894
transport AAh - number 683 (10.06.1942 Prague -> Ujazdow)
died
last place before deportation: Prague: X
registration of Jews in the Protectorate: Prague: 29859
address/place of registration in the Protectorate: Prague: X., Igaluer Strasse 32 [X., Jihlavská 32]
 

ŽMP 97.281
Max Soldinger (1906-1962)
Portrait of a Boy (Jan [Hanuš] Rudolf Osers, nar. 1921)
Pastel on paper, 50 x 39 cm
Signed and dated lower right: M. Soldinger / 1931
Included into the collections of the Jewish Museum in Prague by selection from the Prague Treuhandstelle warehouse on 11 December 1944. The card of the Central Jewish Museum Catalogue (1942-1945) contains the transport number AAh 683 of Ms Josefina Osers (ová).
 

 

Provenance:

1931 – 10. 6. 1942  –  Josefina Osers
10. 6. 1942  – 11. 12. 1944  –  Treuhandstelle Prag (L7a, consignment: 2952 VII 196/00)
11. 12. 1944 – 8. 5. 1945  –  Central Jewish Museum, Prague (catalogued by Dr. Hana Volavková)
 8. 5. 1945 – 1951 Jewish Museum in Prague / National Administration of the Property Issues of the Jewish  
 Council of Elders
1951  –  1994 ­– State Jewish Museum, Prague
1994  –  present – Jewish Museum in Prague

Note:
According to the transport number entered on a card in the Central Jewish Museum Catalogue (see scan attached below), Ms
Josefina Osersová was the last owner of the painting prior to its confiscation by the Prague Treuhandstelle.
 
Osersová Josefina
born 23.06.1894
transport AAh - number 683 (10.06.1942 Prague -> Ujazdow)
died
last place before deportation: Prague: X
registration of Jews in the Protectorate: Prague: 29859
address/place of registration in the Protectorate: Prague: X., Igaluer Strasse 32 [X., Jihlavská 32]