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Hans von Zürich

Hans von Zürich

Goldsmith
Sitter in 2 portraits
Stefan Zweig

Stefan Zweig

1881-1942
Writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Anton Zwemmer

Anton Zwemmer

1892-1979
Art bookshop owner
Sitter in 2 portraits
Astrid Zydower

Astrid Zydower

1930-2005
Sculptor
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait

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