Photograph shows a David Roentgen secretary desk confiscated by the Nazis during World War II. Identification on verso (typewritten): ETQ HQ 45, 36598, 13 May. Credit Signal Corps Photo. Photog. T/3 Irving Katz (163). Loot. series of 20 pix-36581 - 36600 incl. This is an 18th century secretary desk by [David] Roentgen. Seventh Army, Carthusian Monastery of Buxheim, Memmingen Area, Germany.
David Roentgen secretary desk, 1945 May 13 / Irving Katz, photographer. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560