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With regard to the attribution of works of art, the RKD would like to state unequivocally that, in some cases, attributions cannot go further than reporting the results of research. For this reason, the user may under no circumstances regard the supplied information as an expertise provided by the RKD, from which rights may be derived.

The RKD at all times reserves the right to alter or supplement already existing information with new insights, which have come to the surface during recent research or otherwise, and cannot be held responsible for possible errors or inaccuracies, nor for any consequences incurred by any third party.

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