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1898 – 1937

Art Gallery Paul Cassirer Berlin
1898 Kunstsalon Bruno & Paul Cassirer founded in Berlin
1901 Name changed to Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer Berlin
1919 Walter Feilchenfeldt (1894 – 1953) enters the firm
1923 Walter Feilchenfeldt becomes a partner at Paul Cassirer Berlin
1926 Death of Paul Cassirer; Walter Feilchenfeldt becomes Managing Director
1933 Resignation of Walter Feilchenfeldt from the Berlin firm
1937 Liquidation of the Paul Cassirer Gallery in Berlin


1920 –
Amsterdam’sche Kunsthandel Paul Cassirer

1923 Amsterdam branch founded under the direction of Helmuth Lütjens (1893-1987)
1937 – 1939 Headquarters of the firm


1937 – 1975 Paul Cassirer Ltd., London

1937 1937 London branch founded under the direction of Dr. Grete Ring (1887 – 1952)
Thereafter by Marianne Feilchenfeldt


1948 – Walter Feilchenfeldt Zurich

1948 1st January The Art Gallery established in Zurich
Directed by Walter Feilchenfeld (1894 – 1953)
1951 Member of the Swiss Art Trade Association (KHVS)
1953 Directed by Marianne Feilchenfeldt (until 1966)
1966 Directed by Marianne and Walter Feilchenfeldt (until 1990)
Therafter by Walter Feilchenfeldt


  Walter Feilchenfeldt (born 1939)

1939 21st January Born in Amsterdam
Lived in Ascona during the war
1948 Moved to Zurich
1959 Swiss Nationality (Citizen of Zurich)
1959 Maturität B at Freies Gymnasium Zurich
1965 Lic.oec.publ at University of Zurich
Employed at Sotheby’s in London: Impressionist and Modern Department
(with Peter Wilson, Michel Strauss and Bruce Chatwin)
1966 Marriage with Maria Christina Tugendhat
1966 Joined the family business in Zurich
1967 Birth of daughter Christina
1970 Birth of daughter Anna
1982 Delegate of the Swiss Art Trade Association at CINOA
1996 President of the Swiss Art Trade Association (until 2008)
1999 President of CINOA (until 2002)



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