Hudson River Art gallery
Born in Berlin - Germany
1937 - 1950
Education, Berlin - Germany
Immigration to the USA.
1954 - 1959
US Army MI and Government, mostly in Europe.

1959 - 1964

Container Corporation of America, Chicago. Account Executive. Classes at Northwestern University; English Literature, Art History, separate classes in Tool and Die Making.

1964 - 1980

International Steel Industry, buying, selling, importing, exporting and trading steel products with, and for various International and US Steel mills. Various titles and positions.


Owner of the Riverdale Gallery, later the Hudson River Gallery and Conservators, as well as the von Zitzwitz Gallery in Greenwich CT., specializing in oil painting and paper restoration. As a company we also do archival museum work, professional custom museum framing, and appraisals of Fine Art. Studied oil painting restoration thanks to the guidance, encouragement and advice of Gustav Berger, who revolutionized the restorers world with the development of the "BEVA" method and materials.

1990 - Present
Member of A.I.C. - CIPP (American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Work - Conservator in Private Practice) Some of the extensive workshops in restoration and conservation:

BEVA® by Gustav Berger @ Westlake Conservators. Skaneateles N.Y.

Mildew on Textile Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Museum Support Center, Smithsonian Institute. Washington, D.C.

Stain Removal, Theory and Practice. Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Museum Support Center, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

New York Conservation Association. Gustav Berger Workshop at the Rustin Levenson Art Conservation Association, Ltd. New York N.Y.

Membership: Lower Hudson Conference of Historical Agencies & Museums

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