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In recent years, the movies “Lady in Gold” and “The Monuments Men” have brought much public attention to events that happened some 80 years ago. In this trip, we will explore this angle in Vienna; we will follow the footsteps of Maria Altmann and the Klimt golden portrait of her aunt, Adele Bloch-Bauer.
6 DAYS: 20-26 MAY 2023
We will also focus on the largest pre-war collection of the expressionist artist Egon Schiele, owned by Dr. Heinrich Rieger, a Jewish dentist from Vienna who took modern artworks instead of payment from his Artists patients.
To complement the Looted Art subject in Vienna, our journey will include a variety of culture and art-related discoveries including the famous “Wiener Werkstätte” community of visual artists and their wonderful objects that influenced the design worldwide. Explore our tour itinerary below to learn more about the highlights of our unique experience.
Guided tours at the MAK Museum
Belvedere Museum gallery
The Jewish Museum
The Kunsthistorisches Art Museum
Overview lectures and film screenings with local and world-renowned art experts on the subject of Nazi-Looted Art in Vienna
Summer Night Concerts
Enjoy a magical night at the Gardens of Schönbrunn Palace when they host the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in a live concert
Visit the Jewish museum, the only remaining synagogue, Holocaust Memorial and Jewish quarter including a Shabat dinner
Treat yourself to exquisite culinary delights at some of Vienna's most classic confectionery and coffee houses.
Discover the world-famous performances by the Ballet of the White Stallions taking place in the unique, baroque Winter Riding School
And of course, our signature dose of gourmet cuisine, shopping and market experiences and much more...
MEET YOUR HOST
Born in Israel, Eyal Dolev is an independent provenance researcher and a Looted-Art specialist. With his great passion for art, he works together with leading German lawyers that represent claimants and handles provenance and Genealogy research for them. Together with his team (located in Berlin, Vienna, Paris, The Hague etc.), they registered around 6,000 individual works of art in lostart.de for over 20 collections. Among these are the collections of Emma Budge, Hermine Feist, and Dr. Heinrich Rieger. With formal education of a Master’s degree in Business (MBA) from the Tel-Aviv University, Eyal has studied himself provenance research by doing it for the last 15 years and he is excited to share his knowledge and experience with our travellers in Vienna.
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