ArtSherlock App

New app that recognises art looted in Poland


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Released: 6 May 2016
Languages: English, Polish
Published by Fundacja Communi Hereditate

ArtSherlock Mobile Application allows automatic recognition of the paintings looted during the World War II from the Polish art collections. The Application is using the electronic data base of Polish wartime losses provided by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland. The operation of the app is incredibly simple. Just take a picture of the painting which you want to verify. You will receive the result of the recognition in a few seconds!

Poland still searches for around 63 000 art works lost during the II world was. The search is carried out by Polish diplomatic outposts such as Embassies and Polish Institutes, Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage as well as Polish law enforcement agencies.

In recent years Poland has reclaimed tens of valuable artworks including the bust of the Goddess Diana by Antoine Hudone, the painting by Francesco Guardi Palace Stairs, the painting by Aleksander Gierymski Jewish Woman Selling Oranges, as well as the paintings by Julian Fałat, Anna Bilińśka-Bohdanowiczowa, and Józef Brandt. 

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