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 11 March 2022). 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:

JMP 27.513

Adolf Wiesner (1871-1942)

Portrait of Louisa Poláčková (Louise Polacek), born Kohnová (Kohn) (1885- after year. 1941)

Oil on canvas, 125 x 100 cm

Signed and dated lower right: Ad. Wiesner 1926

Provenance: JMP acquisition from 1942-1945, Treuhandstelle; transport number of the last owner prior to confiscation as recorded in an entry in the German Catalogue of the wartime Central Jewish Museum in Prague (hereinafter “the German Catalogue”): B 731 of Louisa Poláčková.