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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. Theodor Erlanger
  36. Ernst Ludwig, Großherzog von Hessen und bei Rhein
  37. Irene Eucken
  38. Prf. Rudolf Eucken
  39. Johanna Ey
  40. Hermine Feist-Wollheim
  41. Alfred Flechtheim
  42. Bertha Flechtheim
  43. Friedrich Christian Flick
  44. Elisabeth Förster
  45. Franz von Bayern
  46. Franz I. (Erbach-Erbach)
  47. Frederic Count de Thoms
  48. Friedrich Karl von Hessen-Kassel
  49. Heiner Friedrich
  50. Hans Fürstenberg
  51. Raymund Fugger von der Lilie
  52. Hans Fugger von der Lilie
  53. Friedrich von Gans
  54. Johann Christian Gerning
  55. Marie-Anne von Goldschmidt-Rothschild
  56. Rudolph von Goldschmidt-Rothschild
  57. Victor Mordechai Goldschmidt
  58. Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky
  59. Else von Guaita
  60. Cornelius Gurlitt
  61. Hildebrand Gurlitt
  62. Eugen Gutmann
  63. Fritz Gutmann
  64. Oskar Hainauer
  65. Elisabeth Harkort
  66. Dr. Hermann Harkort IV
  67. Gerhart Hauptmann
  68. Curt Herrmann
  69. Dr. Eduard Freiherr von der Heydt
  70. Alfred von Heymel
  71. Georg Hirth
  72. Alfred Horstmann
  73. Léonie Horstmann
  74. Oscar Huldschinsky
  75. Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine
  76. Dr. Alfons Jaffé
  77. Hedwig Jaffé
  78. Marie Louise Jaffé
  79. Moritz Jaffé
  80. Otto Hermann Kahn
  81. Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler
  82. Richard von Kaufmann
  83. Harry Graf Kessler
  84. August Kestner
  85. Gustav von Klemperer
  86. Elise Koenigs
  87. Felix Koenigs
  88. Franz Koenigs
  89. Helene Kröller-Müller
  90. Dr. Richard von Kühlmann
  91. Albert Langen
  92. Franz von Lenbach
  93. Carl Robert Lessing
  94. Leuchtenberg Gallery
  95. Mechtilde Lichnowsky
  96. Max Martin Liebermann
  97. Max Linde
  98. Bernhard von Lindenau
  99. Erna Löwenstein
  100. Lilly von Mallinckrodt
  101. Fritz Mannheimer
  102. Margarethe Mauthner
  103. Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria
  104. Franz Mayer
  105. Annemarie Meier-Graefe-Broch
  106. Julius Meier-Graefe
  107. Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
  108. Richard Moritz Meyer
  109. Paul Meyerheim
  110. Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse
  111. Rudolf Mosse
  112. Dr. August Victor Freiherr von Mutzenbecher
  113. Hedwig von Mutzenbecher
  114. Dr. Robert Kurt von Mutzenbecher
  115. Benoit Oppenheim
  116. Dr. Franz Otto Oppenheim
  117. Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse
  118. Margarete Oppenheim
  119. Karl Ernst Osthaus
  120. Gertrud Osthaus
  121. Alfred Pringsheim
  122. Walther Rathenau
  123. Johann Gottlob von Quandt
  124. Bernhard von Reesen
  125. Carl Mayer von Rothschild
  126. Gunter Sachs
  127. Albert Kasimir von Sachsen
  128. Adolf Friedrich von Schack
  129. Georg Schäfer
  130. Arthur von Schnitzler
  131. Hedwig von Schnitzler
  132. Paul von Schnitzler
  133. Richard von Schnitzler
  134. Paul von Schwabach
  135. Henri James Simon
  136. Bernhard Sprengel
  137. Carl Sternheim
  138. Thea Sternheim
  139. Sigismund Streit
  140. Barthold Suermondt
  141. Felix Tikotin
  142. Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
  143. Joachim Heinrich Wilhelm Wagener
  144. Johann Ludwig, Reichsgraf von Wallmoden-Gimborn
  145. The Walther Collection
  146. Artur Walther
  147. Arthur von Weinberg
  148. Julius Wernher
  149. Otto Wesendonck
  150. Dr. Alfred Wolff
  151. 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.

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USA Art Collectors

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