Photo Gallery: The Battle over Beckmanns
07/05/2012
Legendary Jewish gallery owner and art collector Alfred Flechtheim entertained...
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Legendary Jewish gallery owner and art collector Alfred Flechtheim entertained star actors, athletes and artists at his Berlin apartment during the 1920s. But the rise of the Nazis forced him to flee Germany and led him to become destitute. He died in London in 1937 at the age of 58.