Franz Balke, who studied art history at the universities of Tübingen, Berlin and Bonn, worked for ten years after the First World War as a teacher and educator and had his own community home in Cammin/Pomerania.

In 1905, the trained engineer Amatus Caurairy joined the art dealership Reinhold Entzmann & Sohn, which his father-in-law Reinhold Entzmann senior had founded at Seilerstätte 30, in Vienna’s 1st district in 1894, and moved to Seilerstätte 21 in 1903.

Leopold Detoni was an amateur photographer, photojournalist and from 1922 at the latest owner of Fotofachverlag Josef Detoni in Vienna.

Anton Exner was the most important dealer, collector and assessor of East Asian art in Vienna between the wars. His collection included all branches of Asian – particularly Chinese and Japanese – art from all epochs.

August and Helene Eymer, who arrived in Austria in the 1910s and became Austrian citizens in 1933, managed the

The artist and painting restorer Julius Fargel trained at the Graphische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt and for twelve years attended lectures by Serafin Maurer (restoration) and Anton Hlavaček (painting) at the

After being discharged from the army in early March 1919, Ivo Hans Gayrsperg founded the Wiener Literarische Anstalt Wila Verlags GmbH/AG with the German writer Theodor Bock-Stieber (1859–1937) and was its managing direc

Alois Getzinger trained as a waiter and opened a junk shop at Turnergasse 28 in Vienna's 15th district. Between 1935 and 1938 he was also an expert in effects and furniture.

Until 1921, Oskar Hamel was an officer and then senior officer in the Vienna Provincial Tax Office before turning to antiques and starting an independent business in 1923. He also collected coins and stamps.

Robert Möder, whose mother Franziska Möder owned a small business at the Tandelmarkt located at Berggasse 34 in Vienna’s 9th district, joined the NSDAP in 1926 or 1927 (membership number 53,171), but was expelled in 1930 for "behaviour detrimental to the party", among other thin

Eugen Karl Franz Primavesi was one of the most active and influential art and antiques dealers in Vienna during the Nazi era.

Despite his modest formal education, Otto Schatzker had an astonishing career as an art dealer and expert in Vienna. He was born illegitimate and given to a foundling hospital.