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  Synagogue in Boskovice - Artists' inscriptions

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Khaimovich, Boris, 2014

The various signatures of artists and donors can be divided into three stages of synagogue decoration, each of them linked to specific artists.

The first stage refers to the 1640 year. This dating situated in the ceiling of the central prayer hall. The murals of this stage was made by two artists: Mordechai son ... from Cracow and Meir Yehuda Leib from Zȕlz.

The second stage of the murals relates to the 1695 year. This murals in the women's gallery has been performed by artist Isaiah Maler [=painter] son of Rabbi Yehuda [Leib?] of blessed memory, from Cracow.

The third stage of the murals refers to 1769. These murals were made by Anshel son of Rabbi Meir in the side aisle.

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Synagogue in Boskovice - Artists' inscriptions | Unknown
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Monument Setting
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Date
1640, 1695, 1769
Synagogue active dates
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Location
Czech Republic | Moravia | Boskovice
| Traplova St.
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Material Cloth
Material Lining
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Documented by CJA
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Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
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Unknown
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Unknown
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Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
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Direction/Location
Façade (main)
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Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
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Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
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Signature
Colophon
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Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
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Documenter
Boris Khaimovich | 2014
Author of description
Boris Khaimovich | 2014
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