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The ArtGuardian solution is based on technology developed by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The ArtGuardian GmbH is a Fraunhofer spin-off established for the commercial distribution of this technology.

ArtGuardian GmbH i.L.
Rudelsburgstr. 26
13129 Berlin
Tel.: +49. 30. 23 13 51 43

Email: info(at)

Responsible Editor: Dr. Stephan Guttowski

VAT Identification Number referred to §27a Value Added Tax Act: DE 294741958
Court of Jurisdiction: Amtsgericht Charlottenburg, Aktenzeichen HRB 156802 B

Managing Directors: Dr. Stephan Guttowski, Jan Hefer

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We cannot assume any liability for the content of external pages. Solely the operators of those linked pages are responsible for their content. Artguardian GmbH makes every reasonable effort to ensure that the content of this Web site is kept up to date, and that it is accurate and complete. Nevertheless, the possibility of errors cannot be entirely ruled out. Artguardian GmbH does not give any warranty in respect of the timeliness, accuracy or completeness of material published on this Web site, and disclaim all liability for (material or non-material) loss or damage incurred by third parties arising from the use of content obtained from the Web site. Registered trademarks and proprietary names, and copyrighted text and images, are not generally indicated as such on our Web pages. But the absence of such indications in no way implies that these names, images or text belong to the public domain in the context of trademark or copyright law.

Photo Credits

Museum: © Les and Dave Jacobs,; Corporate Collections: © Petrol,; Private Collection: © Terry J Alcorn,; References: © Anne-Lena Michel; All other images © ArtGuardian GmbH