MUNICH.- He is regarded a warrantor of true connoisseurship of art from the early 20th century. Gustav Schiefler did not only compile his collection with a keen mind, but also with heart and the right gut instinct. After an extremely successful first part in 2011, a second part will be auctioned at Ketterer Kunst in Munich on 19 April.
For a collector as passionate as Gustav Schiefler, there was no sacrifice too high to acquire an important work of art: I set up an etchings bank into which I put my savings ( ). When I went on walks I abstained from refreshments, I avoided using trains …*, said Schiefler. To the art lover, however, it was not only about buying the works,
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