Charles Ephrussi - He became a lover of art and a collector of objects d'arte of all description. He collected the paintings of the grand masters and in fact was a supporter and friend of many of France's budding artists of the day including Renoir, Degas, Manet, Monet and Pissaro to name a few. He also collected fine furnishings, rich brocades and precious silks and tapestries.
Viktor Ephrussi - He relocated to Vienna from Odessa because his father wanted to expand the reach and influence of his family's banking operations. He was a retiring man who turned the other way when his younger wife entered into love affairs with men closer to her own age.
Edmund de Waal - He was the great grandson of Viktor Ephrussi and a distant cousin of Charles Ephrussi.
Emmy Ephrussi - She was a glamorous figure and loved expensive clothes. She...
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