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Kahnweiler, Daniel-Henrylocked

(b Mannheim, June 25, 1884; d Paris, Jan 11, 1979).
  • Isabelle Monod-Fontaine

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German art dealer, publisher, and writer, active in France. In 1902 he left the Jewish community of Mannheim for Paris, where he assiduously visited museums, galleries, and salons, while training for a career as a banker or stockbroker. In spring 1907 he obtained sufficient funds from his family to launch the tiny Galerie Kahnweiler at 28, Rue Vignon. That year he purchased works at the Salon des Indépendants and at the Salon d’Automne (by ...

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