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  • Thomas Alfred Devenish (1917 - 2002)
    From "Every Piece Was His Favorite" New York Times, By WENDY MOONAN. Published: April 4, 2008 Tom Devenish, a New York dealer in fine English furniture who died in 2002, had masses of 18th-century an...
  • Abraham Adelsberger (1863 - 1940)
    1939 Emigration von Nürnberg zu seiner Tochter Sofie Isay-Adelsberger nach Amsterdam cf.: &:
  • Adolf Franz von Beckerath (1834 - 1915)
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  • Otto Lanz (1865 - 1935)
    He was the creator of the Boerhave Kliniek in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on the Museum Plein.
  • Richard Moritz Meyer (1860 - 1914)
    Meyer wurde als Sohn eines wohlhabenden jüdischen Bankiers geboren. In Berlin war er Schüler von Wilhelm Scherer an der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, heute Humboldt-Universit�...

Art collecting was common among the wealthy in the Ancient World in both Europe and East Asia, and in the Middle Ages, but developed in its modern form during the Renaissance and continues to the present day.

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Brazilian Art Collectors

  1. Armando Álvares Penteado
  2. Assis Chateaubriand
  3. Bernardo Paz
  4. Charles Cosac
  5. Ciccillo Matarazzo
  6. Ema Gordon Klabin
  7. Eva Klabin
  8. Gilberto Chateaubriand
  9. Isai Leirner
  10. Jacques van de Beuque
  11. João da Cruz Vicente de Azevedo
  12. Oscar Americano
  13. Pierre Chalita
  14. Pietro Maria Bardi
  15. Raymundo Ottoni de Castro Maia
  16. Ricardo Brennand
  17. Soraia Cals

British Art Collectors

German Art Collectors

  1. Abraham Adelsberger
  2. Albert Kasimir von Sachsen-Teschen
  3. Paul Julius Arndt
  4. Eduard Arnhold
  5. Ferdinand Albert I. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Beveren
  6. Felix Auerbach
  7. Edwin Bälz
  8. Adolf von Beckrath
  9. Otto Beit
  10. Heinz Berggruen
  11. Nicolas Berggruen
  12. Zofia Bernstein
  13. Siegfried Bing
  14. Eberhard Freiherr von Bodenhausen-Degener
  15. Gustav Bock
  16. Melchior Boisserée
  17. Samuel von Brukenthal
  18. Lothar-Günther Buchheim
  19. Emma Budge
  20. Frieder Burda
  21. Sir Ernest Joseph Cassel
  22. Bruno Cassirer
  23. Charlotte Cassirer
  24. Dr. Hugo Cassirer
  25. Paul Cassirer
  26. Reinhold Cassirer
  27. Karl Theodor (Pfalz und Bayern)
  28. Guido Dessauer
  29. Felix Deutsch
  30. Angus Graf Douglas
  31. Dr. Morton von Douglas
  32. Tilla Durieux
  33. Sophie Eltzbacher
  34. Walther Epstein
  35. Ernst Ludwig, Großherzog von Hessen und bei Rhein
  36. Irene Eucken
  37. Prf. Rudolf Eucken
  38. Johanna Ey
  39. Hermine Feist-Wollheim
  40. Alfred Flechtheim
  41. Bertha Flechtheim
  42. Friedrich Christian Flick
  43. Elisabeth Förster
  44. Franz von Bayern
  45. Franz I. (Erbach-Erbach)
  46. Frederic Count de Thoms
  47. Friedrich Karl von Hessen-Kassel
  48. Heiner Friedrich
  49. Hans Fürstenberg
  50. Raymund Fugger von der Lilie
  51. Hans Fugger von der Lilie
  52. Friedrich von Gans
  53. Johann Christian Gerning
  54. Marie-Anne von Goldschmidt-Rothschild
  55. Rudolph von Goldschmidt-Rothschild
  56. Victor Mordechai Goldschmidt
  57. Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky
  58. Else von Guaita
  59. Cornelius Gurlitt
  60. Hildebrand Gurlitt
  61. Eugen Gutmann
  62. Fritz Gutmann
  63. Oskar Hainauer
  64. Elisabeth Harkort
  65. Dr. Hermann Harkort IV
  66. Gerhart Hauptmann
  67. Curt Herrmann
  68. Dr. Eduard Freiherr von der Heydt
  69. Alfred von Heymel
  70. Georg Hirth
  71. Alfred Horstmann
  72. Léonie Horstmann
  73. Oscar Huldschinsky
  74. Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine
  75. Dr. Alfons Jaffé
  76. Hedwig Jaffé
  77. Marie Louise Jaffé
  78. Moritz Jaffé
  79. Otto Hermann Kahn
  80. Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler
  81. Richard von Kaufmann
  82. August Kestner
  83. Gustav von Klemperer
  84. Elise Koenigs
  85. Felix Koenigs
  86. Franz Koenigs
  87. Helene Kröller-Müller
  88. Dr. Richard von Kühlmann
  89. Albert Langen
  90. Franz von Lenbach
  91. Leuchtenberg Gallery
  92. Mechtilde Lichnowsky
  93. Max Martin Liebermann
  94. Max Linde
  95. Bernhard von Lindenau
  96. Erna Löwenstein
  97. Lilly von Mallinckrodt
  98. Fritz Mannheimer
  99. Margarethe Mauthner
  100. Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria
  101. Franz Mayer
  102. Annemarie Meier-Graefe-Broch
  103. Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
  104. Richard Moritz Meyer
  105. Paul Meyerheim
  106. Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse
  107. Rudolf Mosse
  108. Dr. August Victor Freiherr von Mutzenbecher
  109. Hedwig von Mutzenbecher
  110. Dr. Robert Kurt von Mutzenbecher
  111. Benoit Oppenheim
  112. Dr. Franz Otto Oppenheim
  113. Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse
  114. Margarete Oppenheim
  115. Karl Ernst Osthaus
  116. Gertrud Osthaus
  117. Alfred Pringsheim
  118. Johann Gottlob von Quandt
  119. Bernhard von Reesen
  120. Carl Mayer von Rothschild
  121. Gunter Sachs
  122. Albert Kasimir von Sachsen
  123. Adolf Friedrich von Schack
  124. Georg Schäfer
  125. Arthur von Schnitzler
  126. Hedwig von Schnitzler
  127. Paul von Schnitzler
  128. Richard von Schnitzler
  129. Paul von Schwabach
  130. Henri James Simon
  131. Bernhard Sprengel
  132. Carl Sternheim
  133. Thea Sternheim
  134. Sigismund Streit
  135. Barthold Suermondt
  136. Felix Tikotin
  137. Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
  138. Joachim Heinrich Wilhelm Wagener
  139. Johann Ludwig, Reichsgraf von Wallmoden-Gimborn
  140. The Walther Collection
  141. Artur Walther
  142. Arthur von Weinberg
  143. Julius Wernher
  144. Otto Wesendonck
  145. Dr. Alfred Wolff
  146. Reinhold Würth

Israeli Art Collectors

  • נועם גוטסמן Noam Gottesman (b. 1963) New York based businessman and art collector. Known for co-founding of GLG Partners, and is listed on the Forbes 400 list of richest people in America,
  • ראובן הכט Reuben Hecht (1909 – 1993) Industrialist and art collector. He established the Hecht Museum at Haifa University to house his collections of archeological artifacts and 19th-century paintings.
  • אמיר קבירי Amir Gross Kabiri (b. 1980) Businessman and CEO best known as the President of the M.T. Abraham Center for the Visual Arts Foundation and the Hermitage Museum Foundation Israel.
  • יוסף מוגרבי Jose Mugrabi (b. 1939) Businessman and art collector. His art collection includes works by Renoir, Picasso, Rodin, Ernst, Daumier, Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons, in addition to 800 Warhols.
  • יעקב פינס Jacob Pins (1917 – 2005) German-Israeli woodcut artist and notable art collector, particularly of Japanese prints and paintings.
  • הארי רקנטי Harry Recanati (1919 – 2011) Banker, art collector and founders of the Recanati Foundation that established and runs the Ralli Museums of art in Uruguay, Chile, Spain & Israel.
  • אילה זקס אברמוב Ayala Zacks-Abramov (1912 – 2011) Israeli-Canadian art collector.

Portuguese Art Collectors

USA Art Collectors

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