Auction 93 Part 1 - Manuscripts, Prints and Engravings, Objects and Facsimiles, from the Gross Family Collection, and Private Collections

Portrait of Rabbi Shlomo Yehuda Leib Kohen Rappaport (Shir) – Prague, 19th Century

Opening: $400
Sold for: $875
Including buyer's premium

Portrait of R. Shlomo Yehuda Leib Kohen Rappaport (Shir). Lithograph by Fr. Schier after Antonin Machek. Prague: W. [Wolf] Pascheles, [ca. 1850].
Beneath the portrait is a quote from his writings, followed by a caption in Hebrew "Shlomo Yehuda Leib Kohen Rappaport" and in German: "S. L. Rapoport, / erster Rabbiner und Religionsvorsteher zu Prag".
R. Shlomo Yehuda Leib Kohen Rappaport (1790–1867) –
Son-in-law of Rabbi Aryeh Leib Heller, author of "Ketzos HaChoshen" – founder of the Chochmat Israel movement and pioneer of the Haskalah movement in Galicia. Rabbi of Tarnopol and Prague.

Approx. 36X26 cm. Overall good condition. Some tears, including open tears. Minor stains. Mounted on acid-free paper.

Provenance: The Gross Family Collection, Tel Aviv, 112.011.016.

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