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Uncertain Future for one of Switzerland’s Most Extensive Private Art Collections

Posted on: January 26, 2014 by Nina M. Neuhaus

Over a span of thirty-five years, Werner Coninx, scion of a renowned publisher family from Zurich, established one of the most extensive private art collections in Switzerland.  At its peak, the collection consisted of c.14,500 artworks. While containing a few masterpieces by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Ferdinand Hodler, the collection covers a wide range […]