September 2017: Provenance Researcher

The Commission for Looted Art in Europe is seeking a motivated and experienced art historian as a full-time provenance researcher in London
The successful candidate will become a key member of our specialist team, and provide original research and guidance for our archival researchers and art historians.  As part of the team, you will be involved in international research projects to assist in documenting, identifying and tracing works of art which were seized in the 1933-1945 Nazi era and not returned to their rightful owners or heirs.

A competitive applicant will have good, preferably fluent, German, an MA or PhD, strong art historical knowledge and background, and proven provenance research expertise and experience.  You will have at least two years relevant work experience in a museum, art gallery, auction house, etc.  Exceptional research and organisational skills, excellent written and verbal communication, attention to detail and resourcefulness are all essential.  Knowledge of one or more other European languages, art looting operations and relevant research resources are desirable. 

To apply for this post, please send a cover letter and your CV to:

Provenance Research
Commission for Looted Art in Europe
76 Gloucester Place
London W1U 6HJ · 76 Gloucester Place · London WIU 6HJ · +44 (0)20 7487 3401
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