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Best regards! Multichill (talk) 11:12, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

Wikidata:WikiProject sum of all paintingsEdit

Hi Elya, welcome to Wikidata. Wikidata:WikiProject sum of all paintings is the project I was telling you about. At Wikidata:WikiProject sum of all paintings/Location/Germany is started a list for Germany. I hope that you, Raymond and the other LokalK friends can help out and join in here. Multichill (talk) 11:12, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

@Multichill: Sure, I will have an eye on it and will help to improve whenever possible. Raymond (talk) 14:28, 14 September 2014 (UTC)

doctoral student (P185)Edit

Hey. The use of doctoral student (P185) on several items about drawings doesn't make sense, e.g. on Q43401760 or Q43401914. What relation did you want to express? --Pasleim (talk) 23:29, 22 December 2017 (UTC)

@Pasleim: Ah, there are more of them? Sorry, I seem to have mixed up doctoral student (P185) and material used (P186). I will query them and fix it with quick statements or manually. Thanks for the information! --Elya (talk) 08:28, 23 December 2017 (UTC)
@Pasleim: I think I fixed them all – or can you find any more? And (just curious): how did you find them at all? Randomly or have you control tools to find these strange things? --Elya (talk) 09:34, 23 December 2017 (UTC)
Thanks, I think you fixed them all. I found them on Wikidata:Database reports/Constraint violations/P185. --Pasleim (talk) 12:00, 23 December 2017 (UTC)

Please don't remove provenanceEdit

Hi Elya, on Wikidata we keep the full provenance history for paintings (and basically for every statement) so please don't remove it. In this case it has a SK-C inventory number so it was a (long term?) loan and the Rijksmuseum has the not so nice habit to just remove these after a while. Multichill (talk) 09:14, 1 October 2018 (UTC)

The Scheringa was closed down some years ago (owner went bankrupt). Most of it went to Museum More and look what I found: https://www.museummore.nl/nu-te-zien/jan-mankes/ Multichill (talk) 09:24, 1 October 2018 (UTC)
Multichill, ahhh … looked like a mistake, thanks. I'll add the missing provenance, would be nice to find start and end date, however there are even Christie's auctions for this painting … 
btw. I wanted to contact you anyway - we might need to check Stedelijk Museum's URLs, I have the impression they changed their permalinks at some point after 2016 without leaving a redirect …
The pattern seems regular on the first sight:
but I haven't dug deeper yet (a quick SPARQL Query seems to confirm the problem) Is there any way to check/fix that a bit more efficiently?
Regards, --Elya (talk) 18:20, 1 October 2018 (UTC)
Oh no, more linkrot. I send them a Tweet, let's see if they respond. We really need to get the internet archive bot up and running here so at least our references keep working..... 21:03, 3 October 2018 (UTC)

Statue in IsraelEdit

Hi Elya, is this correct? I thought statue was only used when it depicts a person and Skulptur should be used for non-figurative things. Multichill (talk) 15:11, 6 October 2018 (UTC)

yes, statue is a sub class of a sculpture, depicting a figure. I cannot find an image of the Rabinowitz environmenta sculpture, so I cannot tell if this sculpture is also a statue, but it does not sound like one. --Elya (talk) 15:29, 6 October 2018 (UTC)

Yadira Guevara-PripEdit

Hi Elya, it was just from Allociné, a French counterpart of IMDB. I admit I didn't put much thought in it. --Rashinseita (talk) 18:06, 30 April 2019 (UTC)

WikiCon 2019Edit

Hallo Elya, habe :WikiCon 2019/Programm/OpenRefine und Wikidata gefunden und würde auch gerne kommen. Vielleicht können wir bereits vorher einige meiner Fragen klären. Meine einzige Teilnahme an einer WikiCon war bei der WikiCon 2011, mein Beitrag war WikiCon 2011/Programm/VIAF. Gruß aus München
no bias — קיין אומוויסנדיקע פּרעפֿערענצן — keyn umvisndike preferentsn talk contribs 06:05, 29 August 2019 (UTC)

Henriette Hirschmann or Henriette HirschbergEdit

You have created Henriette Hirschberg (Q73289333) with the family name (P734) being Hirschmann (Q37495357) and Stolperstein dedicated to Henriette Hirschberg (Q73391893), which is the only reference for the name. However w:de:Liste der Stolpersteine in Wuppertal does not have any occurrence of that name, nor does it state the inscription of the Stolperstein was incorrect. I cannot find any reasons for these discrepancies. Is it just a mistake on your side or am I missing something? -- CamelCaseNick (talk) 17:06, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

Hi CamelCaseNick, of course you are correct. Not sure were this came from, I took the tabular data from de.wp, but I cannot find a reason for *mann instead of *berg. I'll try to fix it. --Elya (talk) 17:44, 5 August 2020 (UTC)
Ah, I know … I think I parsed the image name … will move that, too. --Elya (talk) 17:45, 5 August 2020 (UTC)