Banker Goldschmidt began collecting prints and later drawings in the late 1860s. He was a donor to the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin. After his death his collection was sold in Frankfurt in 1917 and Berlin in 1927.
Kuhrau, Sven. Der Kunstsammler im Kaiserreich: Kunst und Repräsentation in der Berliner Privatsammlerkultur. Kiel, 2005:274.