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Rothschild furniture, 1945

Adams, Edward E., photographer


Item Information

Title: Rothschild furniture

Date: 1945

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm.

Description: Photograph shows Rothschild furniture recovered during World War II at Buxheim Monastery. Accompanied by a sheet formerly affixed to verso of photograph.

Item is inscribed on verso (handwritten): This is one of many rooms full of antique furniture taken from the Rothschild home in Paris. It is predominantly 18th century French. Quite a lot of painted and gilded Louis XV provincial stuff, a few good Renaissance pieces and quite a lot of elaborate inlay pieces. Valuable I suppose but a little quirky.

Accompanying material is inscribed (typewritten): Nazi looted art repository.

Identification on accompanying material (stamped): Please credit photo to Edward E. Adams.

Creator: Adams, Edward E., photographer

Forms part of: James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Edward E. Adams. Rothschild furniture, 1945. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 9942