The artist and restorer Marianne Adler was the daughter of the journalist Heinrich Adler and the illustrator Maria Adler and the niece of the prominent Austrian Social Democrat Victor Adler.

Robert Eigenberger studied art history at the German University in Prague and wrote his doctoral thesis in 1913 on the sculptor Adam Krafft.

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

Novella Simrisich worked from January 1934 as an unpaid intern in the restoration workshop of the Picture Gallery in the

After Moritz Lindemann had worked as a goldsmith and jewel designer and then as a quick-sketch artist in Viennese and Berlin cabarets, he opened his own art dealership specializing in Old Masters in Vienna in 1911.

After training in the Department of Ornamental Lettering and Heraldry at the

While studying law, Herbert Seiberl was until 1929 a student in Hans Tichy and Josef Jungwirth's painting class at the

Franz Sochor was born in 1902 and worked from 1919 as a bank clerk in the Niederösterreichische Escompte-Gesellschaft in Vienna. At the same time, he took various painting courses in his free time, for example with the academy painter H.