AUCTION 7 | Tuesday, June 22nd, 1999 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 239


The Synagogue at Brünn (Brno), Czechoslovakia. Set of four fine architectural renderings by Count Johann Julius Romano von Ringe (1818-82) and Count Schwendenwein von Lonauberg (1817-1885). i: Main Elevation. ii: Side Elevation. iii: Ground Floor Plan. iv: Upper Level Plan. Pencil, pen-and-ink and watercolor on paper. Each drawing signed by the architects lower right. 363x475 mm.


Est: $5,000 - $7,000
Jews first settled in Brno, capital of Moravia, Czechoslovakia, in the first half of the 13th century. They were expelled in 1454 and were not formally re-admitted until 1848. The town’s first synagogue was built in 1855. See EJ, IV cols.1384-5