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Wolf, Hugo Philipp Jakob Wolf, Sigrid

Wolf, Sándor


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Sándor Wolf, photo, around 1935



Wolf, Sándor, b. Eisenstadt (Burgenland), Nov. 21, 1871, d. Haifa (Israel), Jan. 2, 1946, wine wholesaler, art collector and researcher. Started collecting art around 1900 (archaeology, art, arts and crafts, and Judaica) which he made accessible to the public in a private museum at Eisenstadt. Promoted the preservation of monuments in his capacity as honorary curator of the national office for the preservation of monuments. After the seizure and the expropriation of his collection by the nazis, emigrated to Palestine in 1938.


Publications: Die Kunst im Eisenstädter Ghetto, 1912; Die Entwicklung des jüdischen Grabsteines und die Denkmäler des Eisenstädter Friedhofes, in: B. Wachstein, Die Grabinschriften des alten Judenfriedhofes in Eisenstadt, 1922.

Literature: Collection Alexander (S.) W., in Ö. Kunsttopographie, vol. 24, 1932; E. Böhm, Die Wolf-Familie, in: H. Gold (ed.), Gedenkbuch der untergegangenen Judengemeinden des Bgld., 1970.


 
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