- Also known as
primary name: Hertz, Bram
- individual; merchant/tradesman; collector; German; Male
- Life dates
- 1794-1865 (?)
- Other dates
- 1837-1865 (fl.)
- Great Marlborough Street, London
Regent Street, London (formerly)
- German-born diamond merchant and art collector, in London from 1837; collection of gems sold 1859-1861; collection of antiquities sold in 1857 to Joseph Mayer (q.v.).
Trade card in Banks Collection (Banks,87*.5) advertises "B. Hertz's Museum of the Fine Arts...Open daily from 12 to 5. Jewellery and Watches sold & repaired. Seal & Gem Engraving."
- Gerhard, E. 1851. 'Gemmen und Antikensammlung des Hrn. В. Hertz', Archäologischer Anzeiger zur Archäologischen Zeitung 34 (October), cols 91-103; no. 35 (November), cols 107-19. [Review of Hertz 1851, translated in Gerhard 1859].
Gerhard, E. 1859, 'Mr B. Herz's collection of gems'', in Catalogue of the Celebrated and Well- Known Collection of Assyrian, Babylonian, Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Indian, Peruvian, Mexican, and Chinese Antiquities, Formed by Bram Hertz... Now the Property of Joseph Mayer'. Catalogue of a sale held at 3, Wellington Street, Strand [London] from
7 to 24 February 1859, London: S. Leigh Sotheby and John Wilkinson, i-xxiii.
Tythacott, L. 2010, ‘Curiosities, antiquities, art treasure, commodities: collecting Chinese deity figures in mid-nineteenth-century England’. Journal of Museum Ethnography, No. 23, Amateur Passions / Professional Practice: Ethnography Collectors and Collections, 56-71.