Home News Frits Lugt (1884-1970) Video made to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Frits Lugt, creator with his wife Jacoba Lugt-Klever of the Fondation Custodia. Collection online The Italian drawings now available The Fondation Custodia launches its online collections database during the Studi & Schizzi exhibition, thus offering visitors and Internet users around the world access to all of the Italian drawings kept in its walls. Looking for Paintings by Jacobus Vrel For the catalogue raisonné and an exhibition of the work of Jacobus Vrel (active 1650-1670), we are searching for the whereabouts of a number of paintings. Preserved in the Memory of Ger Luijten September 2019 For its September 2019 issue, Dutch journal Kunstschrift asked the director of the Fondation Custodia about his favorite exhibitions. Artist’s letters recently acquired The two Aristophil auctions in Paris, on the 1st and 2nd of April, were an outstanding opportunity to enrich the Fondation Custodia’s steadily growing collection of artist’s letters. Gift of a Painting by Hendrik Schepper Thanks to the generosity of Hans van der Ven, a painting by Hendrik Schipper (1741-1794) entered the Frits Lugt Collection. Joyce Zelen appointed as the first Jacoba Lugt-Klever Fellow The RKD and the Fondation Custodia are delighted to announce the appointment of Joyce Zelen MA as the first Jacoba Lugt-Klever Fellow. Léon Bonvin (1834-1866) The Fondation Custodia in Paris will publish in 2020 the catalogue raisonné of the French artist Léon Bonvin (1834-1866) and on this occasion will organize an exhibition dedicated to the artist. We are looking for works of art by Léon Bonvin, or any document about his life, his career or his appreciation.