Gli ex libris del popolo del libro

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(195 words)

Translated title Ex Libris of the People of the Book
Editor & Curator

Remo Palmirani.


Soncino, Italy, 1994. 119 pp., illustrations: 144 b&w, 29.2 × 20.2 cm. Italian.


Palazzo Farnese, Ortona (Autumn 1994)


A traveling exhibition on book plates made for Jews, most of them by known Jewish artists. Three brief essays on “The Ex Libris of the People of the Book” (Daniel Vogelmann), “The Jews and the Book” (Giuliano M. Tamani), and “The History and Symbolism of Jewish Ex Libris” (Remo Palmirani). Catalog also includes a section on Jewish bookplate masters of the 20th C, with sections dedicated to Emma Dessau Goiten, Hugo Steiner-Prag, Emil Orlik, Endre Vadasz, Gregor Rabinovitch, Ephraim Moses Lilien, and Michel Fingesten. Most of the catalog contains images and detailed descriptions of the exhibits. 145 items.

main keywords


minor keywords

Graphic artsLilien, Ephraim M.

Other venues

Rocca Sforzesca, Soncino, Italy (11 September–9 October 1994); Palazzo Serra di Cassano, Naples, Italy (18–30 May 1995)

Other editions

Other editions of the catalog were issued locally for the exhibition’s showings in Soncino (1994) and Naples (1995).

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