Michaelis, Max

(1860-1932)
   South African art patron, of German origin. He went to South Africa from Germany at the age of 16 and became a diamond buyer in Kimberley. Later he settled in Capetown and became a benefactor of art. He endowed the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Capetown.

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