Seligman, French-jewish Art Collector, Dies at 73
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Seligman, French-jewish Art Collector, Dies at 73

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Simon Seligman, noted art dealer, died here Wednesday night.

Mr. Seligman, who was born in Frankfort a/Main seventy-three years ago, was of a family which emigrated before the Prussian advance in 1866. With his brother, Jacques, he founded in 1878 the business in French art objects of the eighteenth century and the Middle Ages. He retired from business twenty years ago and gave his attention to collecting thirteenth century champleve enamels, becoming the possessor of the greatest private collection of these in the world.

Mr. Seligman was a large contributor to various philanthropies.

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