The Uses and Limitations of Provenance Research, Online Discussion, 11 January 2022, 6pm EST

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Provenance research has become a hot topic for museums, collectors, dealers and others who are keen to identify works that were looted by the Nazis. But definite answers can be elusive after the passage of so much time.

Join Elizabeth Gorayeb, Executive Director of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Jane Kallir, President of the Kallir Research Institute, and attorney William L. Charron for a deep dive into the subject. The discussion will be moderated by David D'Arcy of "The Art Newspaper."

Elizabeth Gorayeb  
Executive Director, Wildenstein Plattner Institute

Jane Kallir
President, Kallir Research Institute

William L. Charron
Partner, Pryor Cashmann LLP

The panel will conclude with a discussion between Gorayeb, Kallir and Charron moderated by David D'Arcy of The Art Newspaper.

Questions from the audience may be submitted prior to the event via email ( and will be taken live during the webinar via Zoom chat.

A recording of the event will be available on the Kallir Research Institute website ( a few days following the livestream.

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The Wildenstein Plattner Institute is a non-profit foundation dedicated to the study of art history and to fostering the accessibility, cataloguing, and digitization of archival materials that support critical research in the field.

The Kallir Research Institute is a non-profit foundation established in 2017 to continue and expand upon the scholarship of art historian and art dealer Otto Kallir (1894-1978). Its research focuses primarily on the Austrian and German Expressionists, foremost among them Egon Schiele, Richard Gerstl and Käthe Kollwitz.

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