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Provenance 1933–1945

Find out about the ownership histories of works of art in the Museum's collection, 1933–1945. For general guidance on using research tools, access the Provenance Research information of the Getty Research Institute.

Research on Museum Collection Provenance 1933–1945

Museum Symposia Publications

Papers and proceedings published following presentations at symposia exploring topics related to the Getty Museum's collection.

The Restoration of Ancient Bronzes: Naples and Beyond (Getty, 2013)
Essays collected following a series of presentations at the conference Restoring Ancient Bronzes in the Nineteenth Century held at the Getty Villa in 2011.
Anglo–American Exchange in Postwar Sculpture, 1945–1975 (Getty, 2011)
Papers presented at a two-day symposium held at the Getty Center in 2008.
Cult Statue of a Goddess (Getty, 2007)
Summary of Proceedings from the Workshop on the Cult Statue of a Goddess held at the Getty Villa in 2007.
Looking at the Landscapes: Courbet and Modernism (Getty, 2007)
Papers from the symposium of the same name held in 2006 at the Getty Center.

Museum Symposia

Symposia bring scholars and other specialists to the Getty Center and the Getty Villa to explore topics related to the Getty Museum's collection.

19th International Congress on Anceint Bronzes
October 13-17, 2015, at the Getty Center and Getty Villa
New Approaches to Understanding Athenian Pottery Production
May 3, 2013 at the Getty Villa
Cultural Memories in the Roman Empire
April 19–20, 2013 at the Getty Villa
Excavating Aphrodite
April 20, 2012 at the Getty Villa
Antiquity in the Twentieth Century: Modern Art and the Classical Vision
November 4, 2011 at the Getty Villa
Restoring Ancient Bronzes in the Nineteenth Century
May 6, 2011 at the Getty Villa
Artists and Actors: Iconography and Performance in Ancient Greece
September 24–25, 2010 at the Getty Villa
Altera Roma: Art and Empire from the Aztecs to New Spain
April 30 and May 1, 2010 at the Getty Villa
Drawings by Rembrandt and his Pupils: Telling the Difference
February 2, 2010 at the Getty Center
Myth, Allegory, Emblem: The Many Lives of the Chimaera of Arezzo
December 4–5, 2009 at the Getty Villa
Greek Art / Roman Eyes: The Reception of Greek Art in the Private Sphere in Ancient Italy
June 4, 2009 at Los Angeles County Museum of Art
June 5–6 at the Getty Villa
CAA Sessions at the Getty Center and Getty Villa
February 25 and 28, 2009
Seville's Artistic Golden Age and Economic Dark Age: 1652–1706
February 24, 2009 at the Getty Center
Los Angeles: A Cultural Desert is Blooming
May 31, 2008 at the Getty Center
Workshop on the Cult Statue of a Goddess
May 9, 2007 at the Getty Villa
Looking at the Landscapes: Courbet and Modernism
March 18, 2006 at the Getty Center
Contemporary Performance of Ancient Greek and Roman Drama
June 20–23, 2002 at the Getty Center
Anglo–American Exchange in Postwar Sculpture, 1945–1975
April 25–26, 2008 at the Getty Center

Museum Conservation

Learn about the Museum's conservation work, conservation partnerships with other institutions, and collaborative projects to conserve works of art.

Museum Conservation
Conservation Partnerships
Cranach Magnified: A Comparative Image Tool

Museum Publications

Books on antiquities, decorative arts, drawings, manuscripts, paintings, photographs, sculpture, and works of art in the Museum's collection.

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Metrics and Evaluations

Evaluations of the Museum's initiatives, resources, and tools.

Metrics and Evaluations

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