Exhibition of Illuminated Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library. August–September 1977. In Conjunction with the Conference “The Visual Dimension. Aspects of Jewish Art” Organized by the Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies (with support from the Tarbuth Foundation) [Selection of Manuscripts and Notes Prepared by Thérèse and Mendel Metzger]

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Thérèse Metzger, Mendel Metzger.


Oxford, United Kingdom, 1977. 10 pp., illustrations: 4 col., 21 b&w, 25.3 × 20.5 cm. English.


Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (August–September 1977)


A selection of magnificent Hebrew illuminated manuscripts from the Library, exhibited on the occasion of the first international conference on Jewish art (St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, 23–25 October, 1977). Descriptive and comparative entries. 22 items.

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Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 15th–16th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, BiblesHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th–16th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th C

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Metzger, Thérèse and Mendel Metzger, “Introduction to the Catalog of the Bodleian Library Exhibition”, in: Moore, Clare (ed.), The Visual Dimension. Aspects of Jewish Art, 1993, pp. 137–168, col. pls. 5–8, and figs. 1–20. Reprint of Thérèse and Mendel Metzger’s 1977 catalog listing of the exhibition.

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