Walter Feilchenfeldt

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Born in Amsterdam on January 21, 1939. In Switzerland since December 1939, first St. Gallen, then Ascona, in Zurich from 1948 onwards.

After graduating in economics from the University of Zurich (Lic.oec.publ.) in 1965, followed by a year and a half as Art Expert at Sotheby's in London.


Joins his parents' art business "Walter Feilchenfeldt", which his father had found 1948 in Zurich, succeeding the Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer, Berlin.


Sole ownership of the art business, which was renamed 'Walter Feilchenfeldt AG, Art Trade & Research' in 2012.

1996 -2008

President of the KHVS (Swiss Art Trade Association)


Co-author of John Rewald's Catalogue Raisonné on Cezanne's painting.

1999 - 2001

President of CINOA (World Art Trade Association)


Co-author of the Online Catalogue Raisonné: The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne.


Co-author of the Online Catalogue Raisonné of Oskar Kokoschka's work.

Participation as a consulting curator in numerous international exhibitions and author of several publications on Van Gogh, Cezanne and the Galerie Paul Cassirer.


Christina Feilchenfeldt

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Born in Zurich


School education and Matura at the Freies Gymnasium, Zurich.


Studies of art history at the Freie Universität in Berlin and graduation with a master's thesis on two portraits by Agnolo Bronzino.


After an internship in the Old Master Department at Sotheby's in New York, position in the 19th Century Department in London. Positionat the Impressionist and Modern Department to work on the newly founded auctions of German and Austrian art.


Early provenance research in the context of the Sale of German and Austrian Art 1998, focusing on a work by Heinrich Campendonk from the Alfred Hess Collection in Erfurt.

2000 Arces - Art Experts LTD. with Dr. Claudine von Albertini and Dr. Matthias Wohlgemuth 2000 in Zurich.
Since 2000 until today: art historical research, publication of essays, participation in conferences and preparation of collection appraisals as well as reports in the context of provenance research of individual works of European 19th and 20th art.
2002 Participation in the exhibition "Auf einem anderen Blatt. Dichter als Maler" commissioned by the City of Zurich at the Museum Strauhof.
2009 Participation in the exhibition catalogue "Marianne Breslauer. Photographs" for the Fotostiftung Schweiz, Winterthur/Berlinische Galerie, Berlin (German and Engl. Editions).
Since 2011 Cooperation with Walter Feilchenfeldt, Jun.; since 2014 research of the Paul Cassirer and Walter Feilchenfeldt Archive, Zurich
Since 2017 Director of Walter Feilchenfeldt AG. Art Negotion and Research, Zurich
2021-2022 IESE Business School, University of Navarra, AMP Program
  Honorary positions

Member of the board of friends of the Berlinische Galerie, Berlin


Member of the board of trustees of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin


Chairman of the board of the Rolf Horn Foundation, Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig

2021-2023 Member of the board of the Liebermann Gesellschaft e. V., Liebermann Villa am Wannsee, Berlin



Petra Cordioli

Paul Cassirer Archiv, Zürich

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