Baku, Azerbeidzjan

Invited by the State Secretary of Culture of Azerbaijan Sevda Mammedalieva, two board members of the Foundation for Cultural Inventory (SCI) Jan Hesseling and Lia Gorter visited the National Museum in Baku.

The goal of the mission was the make an inventory of the the Dutch and Flemish art in the Museum of Art. The museum had already provided a list of the works ahead of our journey. On site, new photographs were made of the whole collecion. The secretary of Culture promised to make a plan for the cleaning of the paintings and to research the attributions, which are mostly from 1900.

You can download the collection as PDF.

Above: Making an inventory of the Dutch and Flemish Collection in the National Museum of Azerbaijan, Baku (December 2014). Invited by the State Secretary of Culture of Azerbaijan Sevda Mammedalieva, two board members of the Foundation for Cultural Inventory (SCI) Jan Hesseling and Lia Gorter visited the museum.

Facts

size
70 schilderijen
duration
2014 - 2018
type of project
inventory
museums
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