"For Moldavia, if the spirit that resided the beginnings of classicism could be maintained by various «lights» - as proven by the Greek inscription of Letcani or the one in French from Raducanu-Targu-Ocna - the masters and the «architectonics» bearers of novelty, some of them mentioned in the inscriptions, as evidence of the importance they were invested with, were often settled from the neighboring Transylvania or from the imperial territories crossed by the commercial route of "Lipska". This is how Johann and Gustav Freywald were, […]."  
ISPIR, Mihai, Clasicismul in arta romaneasca, Editura Meridiane, Bucuresti, 1894, p. 31.