L: Protecting Europe’s Cultural Treasures (New York, Jan 9, 2018)

Protecting Europe’s Cultural Treasures: The Frick Art Reference Library, The Monuments Men, and Provenance Research Today


Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 5 – 6 p.m.
Inge Reist, 
Director, Center for the History of Collecting

During World War II, the Frick Art Reference Library became the headquarters for government research dedicated to the preservation of artistic monuments in war-ravaged Europe. Using the Library’s resources and its considerable network of scholars, staff created more than 700 maps that identified important monuments to be spared from allied bombing. Continue reading “L: Protecting Europe’s Cultural Treasures (New York, Jan 9, 2018)”