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Jewish Art Masterpieces: From the Israel Museum

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Featuring the world's most comprehensive collection of Jewish art, Jewish Art Masterpieces is a magnificent art book as well as a fascinating survey of Jewish history. Color plates reveal the artistry and craftsmanship of precious objects such as an 8th-century B.C.E. ivory pomegranate from Solomon's temple, an engraved marriage contract from the 15th century, and paintings by modern artists including Marc Chagall and Menashe Kadishman. Illuminated manuscripts, such as the classic Bird's Head Haggadah from 14th-century Germany, are also featured, along with synagogue interiors, Torah decorations, and Sabbath and festival objects. An informative text explores each item's historical, religious, and artistic significance and reminds the reader of the enduring legacy of the Jewish heritage.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780883634783
Subtitle:
From the Israel Museum
Editor:
Fishof, Iris
Other:
Muze On Yi Sra el
Publisher:
Hugh Lauter Levin Associates
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum
Subject:
Art, jewish
Subject:
Jewish art and symbolism
Publication Date:
February 2000
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
12.25x9.43x.65 in. 2.20 lbs.

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