Katja Lindenau

Studied art history, medieval history and Romance literature at Technische Universität Dresden and the University of Bologna (doctorate 2006); research assistant in the early modern history research project "Institutionelle Ordnungsarrangements öffentlicher Räume" (TU Dresden); since 2007 provenance research at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, currently in the Kupferstich-Kabinett.

Alice Friedländer was the only child of the Vienna ear specialist and university professor Adam Politzer and his wife Julie, née Rosenfeld.

Heinrich Schwarz was the second child of the industrialist Alois Louis Schwarz and his wife Johanna, née Posamentier. Shortly after his birth, his parents, who had converted to Catholicism, moved from Prague to Vienna.