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Bill of exchange of Comondo & Co.- signed by Yitzhak de Camondo

Opening price: $150

Commission: 22%

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12.05.2022 07:00pm

Bill of Exchange of Isaac Comondo & Co. Signed by Yitzhak de Camondo himself. Constantinople, 1837.

The Comondo family was a well-known Spanish-Ottoman Jewish family that became famous for its extreme wealth and extensive philanthropic activity. Count Yitzhak de Camondo, managed the family banking business, and was also a famous art collector, especially of artists from the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements, as well as an opera composer and amateur musician. Shortly before his death, he donated his large art collection to the Louvre Museum. The last members of the family were murdered in the Holocaust.

26x11 cm. Very good condition.

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194. Bill of exchange of Comondo & Co.- signed by Yitzhak de Camondo