[Translate to Englisch:] WAZ, Unverhofftes Erbe fürs Museum (Artikel von Martina Schürmann, 4.12.2020)

A women native of Essen bequeaths her house to the Folkwang-Museumsverein

The childless nurse resident of Essen, who died at the age of 82, bequeathed her home to the Folkwang-Museumsverein. The property is to be sold at the highest bid in favor of a new acquisition to the collection of the Museum Folkwang.

"This is a wonderful example of generosity and exceptional modesty. After all, she could have approached us during her lifetime."
Ulrich Blank, Chairman of the Folkwang-Museumsverein

Image: Newspaper article "Unexpected legacy for the museum" by Martina Schürmann, WAZ, Dec. 4, 2020.


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