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Otto Aschaffenburg (1869 - 1933)

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Otto Wertheimer (1896 - 1972)

Otto Wertheimer geb. 28.12.1896 in Bühl, gest. 1973 in Paris Otto Wertheimer wurde am 28.11.1896 in Bühl (bei Baden-Baden / Baden-Württemberg) geboren. Für sein Studium der ...

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Isaac de Camondo MP (1851 - 1911)

Comte Isaac de Camondo (born 3 July 1851 in Constantinople; died 7 April 1911 in Paris) was a member of the House of Camondo noted primarily as an art collector[1] with a noteworrthy interest in the ...

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Ferdinand James Anselm von Rothschild MP (1839 - 1898)

Ferdinand James Anselm Freiherr von Rothschild (17 December 1839 – 17 December 1898) was an English art collector, and a member of the prominent Rothschild family of bankers. He was a Liberal ...

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Clement Greenberg MP (1909 - 1994)

American essayist known mainly as an influential visual art critic closely associated with American Modern art of the mid-20th century. In particular, he is best remembered for his promotion of the abs...

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Anselm Salomon von Rothschild MP (1803 - 1874)

Wikipedia - Banker Anselm Salomon von Rothschild, baron (January 29, 1803 – July 27, 1874) was an Austrian banker, founder of the Creditanstalt, and a member of the Vienna branch of the Rothsc...

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Mayer Alphonse James Rothschild MP (1827 - 1905)

Mayer Alphonse James Rothschild (1 February 1827 - 26 May 1905), was a French financier, vineyard owner, art collector, philanthropist, racehorse owner/breeder and a member of the prominent Rothschil...

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Gilbert de Botton MP (1935 - 2000)

Gilbert de Botton (February 16, 1935 – August 27, 2000) was a financial pioneer in the 20th century, who is considered the inventor of the open architecture model of asset management.[1] He wa...

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George Perkins Marsh, US Congress (1801 - 1882)

George Perkins Marsh (March 15, 1801 – July 23, 1882), an American diplomat and philologist, is considered by some to be America's first environmentalist, although "conservationist" would be m...

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Matilda Dodge Wilson (1883 - 1967)

Matilda Dodge Wilson (October 19, 1883 – September 19, 1967), was born Matilda Rausch in Walkerton, Ontario, Canada. She was the widow of John Francis Dodge who co-founded the Dodge motor ca...

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Henri Hinrichsen (1868 - 1942)

Henri was born in Hamburg on 2 Feb., 1868, son of Robert and Betty Abraham Hinrichsen. As a young man in Leipzig he joined the music publishing firm, C.F. Peters, which was headed by his uncle, Max Abr...

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Albert Maysles MP (1926 - 2015)

A Life in Pictures: Albert Maysles Jessica Ebelhar/The New York Times NEW FOCUS The filmmaker Albert Maysles has lived with his family in a brownstone on West 122nd Street since 2005. TWITTER LINKEDI...

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Otto Feist (1847 - 1912)

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Wilhelm Kopetzky (1847 - 1924)

Wilhelm Kopetzky, Gründer des gleichnamigen Bankhauses in Berlin, bewahrte in seiner Villa in der Sigismundstraße in Berlin-Tiergarten eine gewählte Sammlung von Impressionisten au...

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Felix Tikotin (1893 - 1986)

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Charles Arthur Anne Marie de Noailles, Vicomte de Noailles MP (1891 - 1981)

married (civ) 9 Feb 1923 (rel) 10 Feb 1923 important mécène de l’art français, à la fois producteur et collectionneur.

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Heinrich Hirschsprung (1836 - 1908)

Heinrich Hirschsprung (7 February 1836 – 1908) was a Danish tobacco manufacturer, arts patron and art collector, founder of the Hirschsprung Collection in Copenhagen, a museum dedicated to Danis...

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Eugenie (Genia) Fürstenberg (1895 - 1982)

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Stephen Max Kellen (1914 - 2004)

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Hans Arnhold (1888 - 1966)

Langjähriges Mitglied der »Gesellschaft der Freunde«, einem 1792 in Berlin gegründeten Hilfsverein, der allerdings seit den 1880er Jahren vorwiegend als Club bzw. informelle...

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Katharina (Käthe) Jaffé Kurtz (1905 - 1999)

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Fritz Joseph Heinrich Herrmann MP (1898 - 1983)

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Bruno Ernst Kohn (1878 - 1957)

Bruno came from a wealthy banking family. He was a passionate collector of art, his specialty being antique Japanese woodblock prints, of which he had hundreds. He was a German army officer during Worl...

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Theodor David Erlanger, Dr. jur. (1880 - 1956)

The son of a family engaged in the hops trade, he was a Freemason and a passionate collector of Bavarian peasant folk-art. He was a officer in the German Army during World War One and was captured and ...

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Ernst Kohn (1843 - 1920)

The brothers Ernst Kohn and Max Josef Kohn married the sisters Dorrette Kohn, née Hopf and Pauline Kohn, née Hopf. Ernst Kohn was a passionate collector of precious coins and medals, mo...

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Lucie Sommerguth (1870 - 1937)

cf.: letzte Berliner Wohnung: Kurfürstendamm 54/55 (Berliner Adressbuch von 1935)

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Gertrud Sommerguth (1879 - 1954)

1941 Emigration mit ihrem Mann über die Schweiz und Portugal nach Kuba, später nach New York

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Alfred Sommerguth (1859 - 1950)

Emigration 1941 über die Schweiz und Portugal nach Kuba, später nach New York cf.: &:

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Sir John Pender, GCMG (1816 - 1896)

From Wikipedia - Sir John Pender (10 September 1816 – 7 July 1896), British submarine communications cable pioneer, was born in the Vale of Leven, Scotland, and after attending school in Glasgow...

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Marcus Kappel (1839 - 1919)

Marcus Kappel erwarb sein Vermögen vorwiegend mit dem Getreidehandel. Bis 1873 war die Firma in Köln ansässig, bevor der Geschäftssitz nach Berlin verlegt wurde. Dort wurde ...

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Richard Israel (1869 - 1943)

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Israel, Richard geboren am 01. September 1869 in Schulzendorf / - / Brandenburg wohnhaft in Eichwalde Deportationsziel: ab Berlin 17. M�...

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Berthold Kirstein (c.1865 - c.1948)

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Carl Robert Lessing MP (1827 - 1911)

Carl Robert Lessing Carl Robert Lessing (* 11. September 1827 in Polnisch-Wartenberg; † 28. Januar 1911 in Berlin) war Miteigentümer und Herausgeber der „Vossischen Zeitungȁ...

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Hermann Frenkel (1850 - 1932)

cf.: &: &: Geheimer Kommerzienrat; Mitinhaber des 1869 gegründeten Privatbankhauses S. Frenkel, Schloßplatz 3, Berlin-Mitte sowie Geschäftsinhaber des 1871 gegründeten...

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Alfred Max Panofsky (1899 - 1973)

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Ernest Jacques Thiel (1859 - 1947)

Bankir, konstsamlare, poet. Biografier på svenska Wikipedia och i Svenskt biografiskt handlexikon Bibliografi på LIBRIS . Utställningstext från Thielska galleriet 1914...

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Percy Selden Straus (1876 - 1944)

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Olga Naphtali (1873 - 1943)

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Naphtali, Olga geborene Bielski geboren am 01. Mai 1873 in Groß Wartenberg / - / Schlesien wohnhaft in Berlin Deportationsziel: ab ...

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Hugo Naphtali (b. - c.1926)

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Abraham (Adolph) Meyer (1810 - 1881)

Adolph and his brother Moritz married two sisters, Betty and Minna Büding.

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Friedrich (Fritz) Meyer (1820 - 1881)

Friedrich Meyer (1820 – 1881) Zusammen mit seinem Bruder Abraham leitete Friedrich Meyer das Bankhaus nach dem Tod seines Vaters. Er erwarb im April 1872 ein Grundstück in der Voß...

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Hermann Wilhelm Vogel (1841 - 1917)

1911 zum Ehrenbürger von Chemnitz ernannt cf.:

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Hans Hermann Vogel (1867 - 1941)

Mit- später Alleininhaber der Firma »Möbelstoffweberei und Papierfabrik Wilhelm Vogel« in Lunzenau bei Chemnitz, die für Henry van de Velde vielfach Stoffe für...

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Alfred Eugen Esche, Dr. jur. (1878 - 1945)

In Leipzig langjährig wohnhaft in der Kaiser-Wilhelm-Straße 63 (Kanzlei: Markgrafenstraße 8); mehrfach Auftraggeber an Henry van de Velde für Möbel und kunstgewerblic...

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Jacques Mühsam (1857 - 1930)

Der Berliner Unternehmer ist heute vor allem als Sammler überliefert; seine Sammlungen barocker Porzellane, von Skulpturen und insbesondere seine herausragende Sammlung von Gläsern wurden...

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Herbert Eugen Esche (1874 - 1962)

Chemnitzer Textilfabrikant und auf Anregung Henry van de Veldes auch Sammler der Moderne; neben seinem Bruder Fritz Esche Teilhaber der väterlichen Firma. Ab Ende 1898 früher und langj&#x...

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Alfred Atmore Pope (1842 - 1913)

Alfred Atmore Pope (July 4, 1842, North Vassalboro, Maine – August 5, 1913, Farmington, Connecticut) was an American industrialist and art collector. He was the father of Theodate Pope Riddle,...

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Andrew Carnegie MP (1835 - 1919)

Andrew Carnegie ( /kɑrˈneɪɡi/ kar-nay-gee, but commonly /ˈkɑrnɨɡi/ kar-nə-gee or /kɑrˈnɛɡi/ kar-neg-ee) (Nov...

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Joella Synara Bayer (1907 - 2004)

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Julien Levy (1906 - 1981)

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William Wilson Corcoran MP (1798 - 1888)

William Wilson Corcoran (December 27, 1798 – February 24, 1888) was an American banker, philanthropist, and art collector. Early life Corcoran was born in Georgetown in the District of...

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Eduard Ludwig Behrens (1824 - 1895)

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Theodor Eduard Behrens (1857 - 1921)

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Jeanne Frédérique Biart (1859 - 1907)

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Léon (Léo) Biart (1855 - 1912)

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Adèle Jeanne Xavière Biart (deceased)

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Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1884 - 1979)

écrivain, collectionneur et marchand d'art allemand d'origine juive naturalisé français en 1937, promoteur du mouvement cubiste dans les années 1910 et 1920 ecp

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吳湖帆 (1894 - 1968)

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C. T. Loo (1880 - 1957)

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恭綽 葉 (1881 - 1968)

Yeh Kung-cho, government official who specialized in railway administration. He was a protégé of Liang Shih-i and a prominent member of the so-called communications clique. In 1921 he fou...

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端方 托忒克 (1861 - 1911)

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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...

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Abraham Adelsberger (1863 - 1940)

1939 Emigration von Nürnberg zu seiner Tochter Sofie Isay-Adelsberger nach Amsterdam cf.: &:

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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.

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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�...

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Luise Bensinger (b. - 1934)

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Adolf Bensinger (1866 - 1939)

cf. zur Sammlung Bensingers:

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Dr. Arnold Strauss (1902 - 1965)

Emigration 1933 mit seinen Eltern nach Holland; 1935 Übersiedlung nach Virginia, USA cf.:

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Dr. Arthur Alexander Strauss (1864 - 1940)

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Strauss, Artur Arthur Alex Alexander geboren am 02. November 1864 in Halle i. Westfalen / - / Westfalen wohnhaft in Wuppertal und Wiesbaden ...

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John Waters, cult film director MP

Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950's, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he...

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Wilhelm Weinberg (1886 - 1957)

Banker, Art collector, Philanthropist RESTORING NEGLECTED 'JEWEL' IN SCARSDALE By ROBERTA HERSHENSON Published: March 29, 1987 VILLAGE trucks have cleared away a decade of overgrowth, the Boy S...

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Francesco Otto von Mendelssohn (1901 - 1972)

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Camillo Castiglioni (1879 - 1957)

A wide variety of sources for very full biography - information to follow ... These details traced on presumably second marriage of three in all (?): Basic marriage data from IKG-Wien archives cour...

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Eugen von Miller zu Aichholz (1835 - 1919)

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Dr. Botho Franz Graef (1857 - 1917)

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Fritz Mannheimer (1890 - 1939)

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Gertrude Whitney (Vanderbilt) (1875 - 1942)

Gertrude Vanderbilt Born: 1875 Staten Island, Richmond, New York, USA Died: 1942 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Spouse 1 Harry Henry Whitney Born: New York-Wealthy Sportsman, [countr...

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Tom Slick (1916 - 1962)

SLICK, THOMAS BAKER, JR. (1916–1962). Thomas Baker Slick, Jr., oilman, rancher, philanthropist, and founder of the Southwest Research Institute and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in S...

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Walther Rathenau MP (1867 - 1922)

Walther Rathenau (September 29, 1867 – June 24, 1922) was a German industrialist, politician, writer, and statesman who served as Foreign Minister of Germany during the Weimar Republic. He was a...

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Trude Krautheimer, Ph.D. (1902 - 1987)

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John Thompson Dorrance, Jr. (1919 - 1989)

John T. Dorrance Jr. was the chairman of the Campbell Soup Company from 1962 to 1984, He was the son of Dr. John T. Dorrance, the company's first president and the inventor of canned condensed soup...

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Sir Alfred Beit, 2nd Baronet (1903 - 1994)

Sir Alfred Lane Beit, 2nd Baronet (1903–1994) was a British Conservative Party politician, art collector and philanthropist and honorary Irish citizen. Family background His uncle was Alfr...

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Philipp Wilhelm* Ritter von Gerngroß (1843 - 1925)

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Ludwig Ritter von Gerngroß (1839 - 1916)

cf.: 1901 zum Ehrenbürger von Nürnberg ernannt

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Heinrich Thannhauser (1859 - 1934)

[ ] He was an art dealer and owned the Thannhauser Gallery in Munich. He was one of the main promoters of the early Expressionist art in Germany.

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Justin K Thannhauser (1892 - 1976)

see He studied at the Universities of Munich, Berlin and Paris and was an Art dealer in Munich. He owned a gallery in New York USA. His exhibits are now at the Guggenheim Museum NY "Die Familie W...

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Francis "Frank" Crowninshield MP (1872 - 1947)

Francis Welch Crowninshield (June 24, 1872 – December 28, 1947), better known as Frank or Crownie (informal), was an American journalist and art and theatre critic best known for developing an...

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Rachel Lambert Mellon (1910 - 2014)

Rachel Lambert Mellon is an American horticulturalist, gardener, philanthropist, fine arts collector and a member of the International Best Dressed List. Known as Bunny, she is the eldest child of Ge...

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C. C. Wang (1907 - 2003)

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Frances "Fannie" Longfellow (Appleton) MP (1817 - 1861)

Fanny met Henry 8 mos after his 1st wife Mary's death, while traveling through Germany and Switzerland; she then met him again 7 yrs after he returned to Cambridge. She was the first recipient of eth...

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Anton Georg Kröller MP (1862 - 1941)

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Helene Julie Emma Laura Kröller-Müller MP (1869 - 1939)

Helene Kröller-Müller, (11 February 1869 – 14 December 1939) was one of the first European women to put together a major art collection. She was born Helene Emma Laura Juliane M&#x...

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Dr. Raphaël Eugène Fortuné Marchese Petrucci da Sienna (1872 - 1917)

Prof. Dr. phil., italienisch-französischer Soziologe, Philosoph, Sinologe, Übersetzer, Kunstkritiker, Sammler von Ostasiatika und moderenen Gemälden sowie Biologe und Theosoph, war...

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Marcel Wolfers (1886 - 1976)

belgischer Bildhauer, der vielfach auch als Designer für Kunstgewerbe und als Silberschmied tätig war; Sohn von Philippe Wolfers und der aus Mannheim stammenden Sophie W., geb. Willst�...

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Maximilian (Max) von Guilleaume (1866 - 1932)

cf.: vgl. zur Versteigerung seiner Sammlung den Katalog:

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Dr. János (Johann) Oscar Plesch (1878 - 1957)

János Plesch nahm regen Anteil am kulturellen, politischen und wissenschaftlichen Leben im Berlin der 1920er Jahre. Maler (Max Liebermann, Max Slevogt, Emil Orlik, Oskar Kokoschka), Theater- und...

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Gustav Robert Paalen (1873 - 1942)

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