Adolf de Meyer; by descent to his adopted son Ernest; [...]; (Sotheby's, New York, October 20, 1980, lot 052); [Daniel Wolf, Inc., New York]
Upon de Meyer's death, his adopted son Ernest placed his belongings in a steamer trunk and deposited it with a storage company in Los Angeles, where it remained until Ernest's death. On October 20, 1980, the contents of the trunk were auctioned at Sotheby's New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Quicksilver Brilliance: Adolf de Meyer Photographs," December 4, 2017–March 18, 2018.