Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Portrait of Rabbi Rafael Nathan Tedesco of Trieste – Lithograph

Opening: $300
Sold for: $375
Including buyer's premium

Portrait of R. Rafael Nathan Tedesco (Ashkenazi) Rabbi of Trieste. Lithograph after Ermenegildo Solferini. Trieste: Degenhart, [19th century].
Beneath the portrait, a caption in Italian: "Raffaele Nathan Tedesco, insigne Rabbino, e celebre Predicatore degli Israeliti di Trieste" and a short poem in Hebrew and Italian.
R. Rafael Nathan Tedesco (Ashkenazi; 1750-1800), disciple of R. Yisrael Binyamin Bassan. Succeeded his father-in-law, R. Yitzchak Formiggini, as rabbi of Trieste.
16.5X28 cm. Good condition. Stains. Folding marks. Repairs to verso. Mounted on card (with tape).

PLEASE NOTE: Item descriptions were shortened in translation. For further information, please refer to Hebrew text.

Jewish Ceremonial Art, Graphic Art