Owner: Jacques Seligmann — Paris, France
Collection: (Sel) Arnold, Andre and Jacques Seligmann
Inventory No.: Sel. 531
Artist: 1787, Pierre Paul Prudhon, 1758-1823
Medium: Paintings
Title: Badende Frau.
Description: In einem verwilderten Park mit einem dicken Baum rechts, einer steinernen Sphinx und Heckenrosen sitzt am Ufer eines kleinen Teiches auf einem Tuch eine nackte Frau, die ihre Beine ins Wasser taucht.
39,7 x 31 cm
Verbleib: HG.
Zugangstag, in Paris: Mai 1944
Provenance and Comments: This painting was not deemed suitable as a "work of art", as defined by the CRA on 2 November 1945. Although the French postwar list from which this information comes does not identify this painting as belonging to Seligmann, the ERR inventories together with the MCCP database confirm the provenance of this painting as having once been part of the Seligmann collection. Nevertheless, it was restituted to the Seligmann family.
Archival Sources: RG 260 M1943 Reel 25 NARA; Bundesarchiv, B323/287, B323/288; RA 306, RA 622, MAEE, Paris, France
Measurements: 39,7 x 31 cm
Transfer place: German Embassy, Paris
Transfer place: Louvre
Transfer date: 1940-11-00
Transfer place: H.G.
Munich No.: 6432
Repatriated to France? Yes
Repatriation date: 1946-09-19
Restituted? Yes
Restitution date: 1948-01-07