Rabbiner, Bocher, Talmudschüler. Bilder des Wiener Malers Isidor Kaufmann 1853–1921

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Translated title Rabbis, Bocherim, Talmud Students. Paintings by the Viennese Painter Isidor Kaufmann 1853–1921
Editor & Curator

Tobias G. Natter.


Vienna, Austria, 1995. 371 pp., illustrations: 78 col., 98 b&w, 27 × 27 cm. German and English.




Jüdisches Museum Wien (24 February–7 May 1995)


Monumental study of Isidor Kaufmann’s ouevre. Four essays on: the nature of his work and its reception (G. Tobias Natter), “Nostalgia and Return to the Ghetto. A Phenomenon in Western and Central Europe” (Richard Cohen), “Art and Jewish Identity” (Yoram Kaniuk), and Kaufmann’s “Sabbath Room” in the Jewish Museum of Vienna (Bernhard Purin). Inventory of the objects depicted in the Sabbath Room by Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek. Detailed biography. Illustrated listing of postcards made after Kaufmann’s works. Catalog descriptions focus on the paintings’ subject-matter. 63 items.

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Historical photographsPainters, JewishPaintings, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPaintings, synagoguesPortraits, rabbis

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