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)”