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  Provenance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the archiving and the management of records proof of provenance is provided by the operation of control systems that document the history of records kept in an archive, including details of amendments made to them.
Scientific research is generally held to be of good provenance when it is documented in detail sufficient to allow reproducibility.
Provenance is a fundamental principle of archives, referring to the individual, group, or organization that created or received the items in a collection.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provenance   (469 words)

 Provenance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Provenance is a word that refers to the place and time where some artifact or other object originated.
Provenance is a particularly large concern when it comes to works of art; a documented provenance for a piece demonstrates that it is not a forgery; it was indeed made by the artist given credit for it.
Finds that remain in situ are always much more informative than those that have been removed by "collectors;" scientists can learn more about their origins from the environment in which a find was located, but the surrounding dirt and dust is seldom of interest to pot-hunters or treasure-seekers.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Provenance   (188 words)

 Wikipedia:Provenance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Provenance has at least two aspects: source and time.
An article is a joint effort by the community that should stand as a whole without its parts being viewable as to their provenance.
Alternatively, source provenance could use a color-coding scheme: each of the top ten contributors to an article would be assigned a different color.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wikipedia:Provenance   (649 words)

The provenance of the wine was excellent, and Ng assumed that, properly stored, it would give pleasure for the rest of his lifetime.
Provenance is a list of the previous owners of an art work, tracing it from its creation by the artist to its current ownership.
It is an occasion whose tradition and provenance singularly belong to the United States, to be celebrated collectively, a festive reminder of the precepts and...
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 The Art Institute of Chicago: Provenance Research Project
An important part of that research is the effort to establish the provenance (chain of ownership) for a work, from the moment it leaves the artist's studio to the present.
In conformity with the May 2001 AAM guidelines, this group of objects published on the website was expanded to include works that have a documented chain of ownership and hence no gaps in their provenance, but nevertheless were in continental Europe from 1933 to 1945, and also changed hands during that period.
Gaps in the provenance of a particular work, therefore, do not necessarily mean that it has been tainted by the events of the Nazi era.
www.artic.edu /aic/provenance   (517 words)

 MoMA.org | MoMA Provenance Research Project
Provenance research on these works, however, remains an ongoing project, and a priority, at the Museum.
In September 2003, the AAM launched a Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal (www.nepip.org), thus providing a general searchable registry of objects in U.S. museum collections that were or could have been in Continental Europe during the Nazi era (1933–1945).
Ongoing provenance research on the listed works is posted periodically, in installments, and the Museum welcomes any further information on the provenance of these collection works that users of this site may be able to provide.
www.moma.org /collection/provenance   (274 words)

 Provenance Research
Research on provenance, or the history of ownership of a work of art, is a traditional part of museum practice.
The works of art on the list have provenances that are, at this date, incomplete and in most cases still the subject of research.
The importance of provenance research at the museum was made clear when it was discovered that Saint Bartholomew by Bernardino Pinturicchio, once the property of Federico Gentili di Giuseppe, a Jewish resident of German-occupied France, was auctioned with his estate in 1941 without the assent of his family.
www.princetonartmuseum.org /coll_rese.cfm   (945 words)

 SGA Publications: Provenance Guidelines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A two-hundred dollar prize will be presented annually to the author of the best article in Provenance.
It is judged by members of Provenance's editorial board.
Provenance uses The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, and Webster’s New International Dictionary of the English Language, 3d edition (G. and C. Merriam, Co.) as its standards for style, spelling, and punctuation.
www.soga.org /pubs/prov/guidelines.html   (460 words)

 Antiques Roadshow/Antique Speak: Provenance
Provenance is a fancy word that refers to an object's history, or who owned the object, when and where.
"Provenance is important because objects are almost never singular," says Michael Flanigan, a Baltimore dealer of antique American furniture.
Provenance connected to the infamous — a revolver traced back to Billy the Kid, for example — can also boost an object's value exponentially.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/roadshow/speak/provenance.html   (481 words)

 provenance research
Provenance information is rarely complete (especially in the case of objects of significant age) and it is often impossible to establish an unbroken history for an object, in spite of a researcher's dedication to the task.
Works that are investigated for possible Nazi-era provenance problems are those that were created before 1946 and acquired by the museum after 1932, that underwent a change of ownership between 1932 and 1946, and that were (or might reasonably be thought to have been) in continental Europe between those dates.
The Hood Museum of Art is actively examining provenance gaps and ambiguities for all of the European paintings, sculptures, drawings, and Judaica that fit these criteria in its collection.
hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu /provenanceresear.html   (591 words)

Provenance enables users to trace how a particular result has been arrived at by identifying the individual and aggregated services that produced a particular output.
The overarching aim of the Provenance project is to design, conceive and implement an industrial-strength open provenance architecture for grid systems, and to deploy and evaluate it in complex grid applications, namely aerospace engineering and organ transplant management.
This support includes a scalable and secure architecture, an open proposal for standardising the protocols and data structures, a set of tools for configuring and using the provenance architecture, an open source reference implementation, and a deployment and validation in industrial context.
www.wesc.ac.uk /projects/provenance   (115 words)

 Theatre Network :: Provenance
PROVENANCE follows the story of Pity, a young Canadian art student who undergoes a courageous and compelling search for beauty.
Tender, the object of her affection, is a mysterious boy who has been rendered in a painting, and concealed for a century.
PROVENANCE will feature the world's most elaborate and provocative puppetry in a story that is funny, compelling, erotic, and haunting.
www.attheroxy.com /provenance/index.php   (257 words)

 Provenance Research (Research at the Getty)
Databases, part of the Project for the Study of Collecting and Provenance (PSCP), are compiled with the collaborative participation of institutions and individuals in Europe and the United States.
The databases contain indexed transcriptions of material from auction catalogs and archival inventories of western European works of art, and contain nearly 1,000,000 records that cover the period from the late 16th century to the early 20th century.
The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute is one of the richest resources in the world for the study of provenance and the history of western European art collecting.
www.getty.edu /research/conducting_research/provenance_index   (174 words)

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The works posted here are representative examples of an ongoing project to investigate the provenance of the Gallery's European paintings and drawings; more works will be added in the future.
A claim was filed in October 2000, on behalf of the estate of the late Josephine Weinmann, for recovery of Le Grand Pont by Gustave Courbet, on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery since 1981 from the collection of Dr. Herbert and Mrs.
An inquiry, on behalf of the heirs of A. Drey Gallery, Munich, regarding the provenance of Apotheosis of Saint Roch by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo was resolved with documentation that the painting had been purchased by Yale directly from the Paul Drey Gallery in New York in 1937.
artgallery.yale.edu /pages/collection/permanent/pc_provenance.html   (318 words)

 Provenance web magazine: on information orgins-sources Canada (libraries, archives, books, museums private collections)
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Provenance.ca visits Military Museum - a hidden tourist gem in Edmonton, The Loyal Edmonton Regiment's Military Museum is located in the Prince of Wales Armouries, sharing the building with the Edmonton City Archives.
Provenance is maintained and promoted by www.netpac.com developers of "findable" search engine friendly web sites ©2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Vancouver, BC
www.provenance.ca   (1094 words)

 Provenance: The Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Provenance: The Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists
Today, Provenance is published annually and is circulated national and internationally to over 300 members including libraries, universities, and historical societies.
The journal's primary focus concerns the archival profession in the theory and practice of archival management.
www.soga.org /pubs/prov/provenance.html   (313 words)

 Data Provenance and Annotation
In astronomy, useful results may have been been obtained by filtering, transforming, and analyzing some base data by a complex assemblage of programs, yet we lack good tools for recording how these programs were connected and the context in which they were run.
Knowing the provenance of a data item may help the biologist to make connections with other useful data.
Participants will include researchers who have confronted issues of data derivation, data provenance or data annotation, either in specific situations or in the development of generic principles and technology.
www.nesc.ac.uk /esi/events/304   (516 words)

 Gnosticism [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Time and history come to be understood as the provenance of the human mind, over-against futile idealistic constructions like law and order, nomos and cosmos.
This behavior caused the rulers of the other 364 heavens to oppose the god of the Jews, and to send a savior, Jesus Christ, from the highest realm of the Father, to rescue the human beings who are struggling under the yoke of this jealous god (Irenaeus 1.24.4).
Since the realm of matter is the sole provenance of this spiteful god, Basilides finds nothing of value in it, and states that "[s]alvation belongs only to the soul; the body is by nature corruptible" (Irenaeus 1.24.5).
www.iep.utm.edu /g/gnostic.htm   (8278 words)

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 Seattle Art Museum: Holocaust Provenance
Many American museums are now making concentrated efforts to clarify gaps in their provenance (history of ownership) records from the World War II era to enable the rightful owners or their descendants to identify lost works from their collections.
The list below includes works of art that have gaps in their provenance, have unclear dates of transfer between owners, or were in Europe during the Nazi era (1933—1945).
As provenance research is an integral part of the museum’s work, our researchers will continue investigating the histories of these objects, and we will be posting new information as it comes to light.
www.seattleartmuseum.org /collection/HolocaustProvenance.asp   (1006 words)

 Nazi-Era Provenance
As part of the Guidelines and Recommended Procedures adopted by the museum field, the American Association of Museums accepted responsibility to develop an Internet-accessible search tool covering objects in US museum collections that had changed hands in Continental Europe during the Nazi era.
Designed and managed by AAM on behalf of the U.S. museum community, the Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal (www.nepip.org) provides a searchable registry of objects in US museum collections that were created before 1946 and changed hands in Continental Europe during the Nazi era (1933-1945).
Museums with objects in their collections that changed hands in Continental Europe during the Nazi era can participate in the Portal.
www.aam-us.org /museumresources/prov/index.cfm   (461 words)

 EOSC 221 - Siliciclastics: Provenance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The provenance, or source area from which the sediment is derived, is the main control on sediment composition.
The tectonic setting also has some influence on the accumulation of sediment and hence, its provenance.
The mineralogy/petrology of a sedimentary rock provides information concerning the nature of the source rocks.
www.eos.ubc.ca /courses/eosc221/sed/sili/silprov.html   (173 words)

 OAI-PMH Implementation Guidelines - XML schema to hold provenance information in the "about" part of a record
In the case of such redistribution, the aggregator may include information about the provenance of the metadata record in the about container.
elements that identify the provenance of the metadata record; i.e.
The example shows a two element provenance chain with the record originally having been harvested from a repository with
www.openarchives.org /OAI/2.0/guidelines-provenance.htm   (703 words)

 Provenance Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
As part of its ongoing provenance research efforts, the National Gallery of Canada maintains a list of works of art and digital images of over 100 paintings and sculptures from its permanent collection that have gaps in their provenance for the years 1933-1945.
European paintings with incomplete or not fully documented provenances for the period 1933-1945.
Inclusion on this list indicates that more information is required to complete our knowledge of the ownership of these works during the World War II era.
cybermuse.gallery.ca /cybermuse/enthusiast/provenance/index_e.jsp   (305 words)

 Giuliano de' Medici - Provenance
As Dr. Vincenzo Buonocore informs Miklós Boskovits in a letter of 17 June 2002 (copy in NGA curatorial files), the painting was probably acquired by Tacoli Canacci after 1792, as it does not appear in the list of his paintings compiled in that year (now in the Real Biblioteca in Madrid, ms.
[3] The Getty Provenance Index states that the painting used to belong to the Coccapani Imperiali family.
A handwritten note on the back of a photograph in Bernard Berenson's photographic files at the Biblioteca Berenson, I Tatti, Florence, states that the painting was "found" in Modena and that it entered the Cini collection through a Modenese dealer (see following notes).
www.nga.gov /collection/gallery/gg7/gg7-41398.0-prov.html   (599 words)

 Provenance Encyclopedia Article @ HillCountryArts.com (Hill Country Arts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Provenance Encyclopedia Article @ HillCountryArts.com (Hill Country Arts)
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www.hillcountryarts.com /encyclopedia/Provenance   (574 words)

 Provenance magazine - 2000-2001 home page - librarians, archivists and information professionals
Provenance magazine - 2000-2001 home page - librarians, archivists and information professionals
PROVENANCE the web publication for information specialists ISSN 1203-8954
Please note - Provenance has moved to its own domain at www.provenance.ca
www.netpac.com /provenance   (315 words)

 Data Provenance/Derivation Workshop Position Papers and Talks
LFCS, University of Edinburgh, UK Computing Provenance and Annotations for Views
Satisifying the Tax Collector: Using Data Provenance as a way to audit data analyses in High Energy Physics
The Grid: Requirements for Establishing the Provenance of Derived Data
people.cs.uchicago.edu /~yongzh/position_papers.html   (201 words)

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