Gold was a dealer with an establishment specializing in French paintings, on the Victoriastrasse in Berlin opened in 1927. Prior to this he had worked with Cassirer, Berlin, and spent several years as a dealer and appraiser in Paris. He worked frequently in partnership with the London firm of Alex Reid & Lefevre. Gold fled Germany in 1933 and went to Paris, which he later also fled because of the Nazi occupation. In 1941 Gold emigrated to the United States. (National Archives/RG239 Records of the Roberts Commission, Correspondence/Foreign Funds Control/Applications for the Release of Cultural Property, M1944/reel 13/ National Archives/RG265, Records of the Foreign Assets Control/TFR-500 Original Reports, Box. 145)
"Berlin-Paris." Der Cicerone 19 (1927): 269-270.
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