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Multilingual tags for use in the "Credit line=" or "Object history=" field of Artwork.

Usage

{{ProvenanceEvent |type= |date= |oldowner= |newowner= }}

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionDefaultStatus
typetype of transaction. See Examples for the list of supported types.emptyrequired
date
time
Date of transaction in ISO 8601 format, e.g. "2006-01-15" for "15 January 2006". The following formats are recognized:
    • YYYY
    • YYYY-MM
    • YYYY-MM-DD
emptyoptional
oldownername of the old owneremptyoptional
newownername of the new owneremptyoptional
...Many other input parameters are used. See examples.emptyoptional
statusAdding status=? when the event is not adequately documented will add "(?)" to the end of the line. Alternative phrases: dubious, in doubt, uncertain, unsure. Any other phrase will be shown as typed.emptyoptional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: all namespaces

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Relies on:
{{ISOdate}}, {{LangSwitch}}

See also

Localization

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please edit the template and add a row to the "{{LangSwitch|}}" construct. It takes the form "|xx= Your translation " (xx being the code of your language)

Examples

|type= Example code Output
commission {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=commission|newowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}}}} : commissioned by Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris
in collection {{ProvenanceEvent|date={{Other date|by|1977}}|type=in collection|newowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}}}} by 1977
date QS:P,+1977-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1977-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: in collection of Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris
acquisition {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=acquisition|newowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}},|oldowner=Otto Normalverbraucher (1890-1976), {{Berlin}}}} : acquired by Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris, from Otto Normalverbraucher (1890-1976), Berlin
purchase {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=purchase|newowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}},|oldowner=Otto Normalverbraucher (1890-1976), {{Berlin}}}} : purchased by Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris, from Otto Normalverbraucher (1890-1976), Berlin
gift {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=gift|newowner={{LangSwitch|en=Jean Dupont|fr=à Jean Dupont|it=a Jean Dupont}} (1900-1986), {{Paris}},|oldowner=Otto Normalverbraucher (1890-1976), {{Berlin}}}} : given to Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris, by Otto Normalverbraucher (1890-1976), Berlin
{{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=gift|newowner={{LangSwitch|de=das|en=the|fr=au|it=al|nl=het}} Musée d’Art, {{Brussels}},|oldowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}}}} : given to the Musée d’Art, Brussels, by Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris
exchange {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=exchange|newowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}},|oldowner=Otto Normalverbraucher (1890-1976), {{Berlin}}}} : acquired by Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris, from Otto Normalverbraucher (1890-1976), Berlin by exchange
inheritance {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1986|type=inheritance|newowner=Marie Dupont (1928), {{Paris}},|oldowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}}}} : inherited by Marie Dupont (1928), Paris, from Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris
bequest {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1847|type=bequest|newowner={{LangSwitch|de=das|en=the|fr=au|nl=het}} {{Boijmans}}, Rotterdam,|oldowner=Frans Jacob Otto Boijmans, {{Rotterdam}}}} : bequeathed to the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, by Frans Jacob Otto Boijmans, Rotterdam
sale {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=sale|newowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}},|oldowner=Otto Normalverbraucher, {{Berlin}},|at=Jan Janssen Fine Art, {{Amsterdam}}|lotno=1|as=[[Georges Braque]]}} : purchased by Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris, at the sale of the collection of Otto Normalverbraucher, Berlin, at Jan Janssen Fine Art, Amsterdam, lot no. 1 (as Georges Braque)
{{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=sale|newowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}},|oldowner=Otto Normalverbraucher, {{Berlin}},|atunknown={{Amsterdam}}|lotno=1|as=[[Georges Braque]]|price=550 francs}} : purchased by Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris, at the sale of the collection of Otto Normalverbraucher, Berlin, at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam, lot no. 1, for 550 francs (as Georges Braque)
anonymous sale {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=anonymous sale|newowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}},|at=Jan Janssen Fine Art, {{Amsterdam}}|as=[[Georges Braque]]}} : purchased by Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris, at an anonymous sale at Jan Janssen Fine Art, Amsterdam (auction house) (as Georges Braque)
{{ProvenanceEvent|time=1930-09-01|type=anonymous sale|newowner=Jean Dupont (1900-1986), {{Paris}},|atunknown={{Amsterdam}}|as=[[Georges Braque]]}} : purchased by Jean Dupont (1900-1986), Paris, at an anonymous sale at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam (as Georges Braque)
nationalization {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1795|type=nationalization|newowner={{LangSwitch |de=Französischen Staat |en=the French State |fr=l’État de France |nl=de Franse staat }}}} : nationalized by the French State
conveyance {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1960|type=conveyance|newowner=Musée d’Art, {{Brussels}},|oldowner=Institut royal du Patrimoine artistique, {{Brussels}}}} : ownership transferred to Musée d’Art, Brussels, by Institut royal du Patrimoine artistique, Brussels
transfer {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1960|type=transfer|newowner=Musée d’Art, {{Brussels}},|oldowner=Institut royal du Patrimoine artistique, {{Brussels}}}} : transferred to Musée d’Art, Brussels, from Institut royal du Patrimoine artistique, Brussels
loan {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1960|type=loan|newowner=Musée d’Art, {{Brussels}},|oldowner=Institut royal du Patrimoine artistique, {{Brussels}}}} : lent to Musée d’Art, Brussels, by Institut royal du Patrimoine artistique, Brussels
theft {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1990-07-15|type=theft|oldowner=Musée d’Art, {{Brussels}}}} : stolen from Musée d’Art, Brussels
restitution {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1950-03-01|type=restitution|newowner=Elias Cohen, {{Amsterdam}},|oldowner=Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit, {{The Hague}}}} : restituted to Elias Cohen, Amsterdam, by Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit, The Hague
discovery {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1950-03-01|type=discovery|newowner=Elias Cohen|place=The Hague}} : discovered by Elias Cohen (The Hague)
destruction {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1945-02-13|type=destruction|place=Dresden}} : destroyed
excavation {{ProvenanceEvent|time=1950-03-01|type=excavation|newowner=Elias Cohen|place=The Hague}} : excavated by Elias Cohen. Place: The Hague.

Localization

Translations into other languages are needed.