Editions de la Connaissance

Ernst Goldschmidt founded the Editions de la Connaissance in Brussels in November 1936. The publishing company specialized in art and museum books.

Goldschmidt received his doctorate in art history from the University of Vienna. He left Vienna with his family before the Anschluss. During World War II, he freely served in the French and English armies. After the war, he resumed directing Editions de la Connaissance until his retirement at 75.


  • Butler, Ralph de. "The Butler Merchant Family of La Rochelle." La famille marchande de Butler. Web. 03 Dec. 2012.
  • Fischer, Ernst. Verleger, Buchhändler und Antiquare aus Deutschland und Oesterreich in der Emigration nach 1933. Stuttgart: Verband Deutscher Antiquare, 2011.
Location: Brussels
Period: 1936-at least 1981
Publisher(s): Ernst Goldschmidt (1906, Tavikovice, Moravia - November 27, 1992, Brussels)
Main Focus: Art Books
Number of Titles Published: unknown