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Myer Myers. Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(170 words)

Author & Curator

David L. Barquist.

Co-authors

Jon Butler, Jonathan D. Sarna.

Imprint

New Haven, Conn., USA, 2001. xv, 304 pp., illustrations: 143 col., 166 b&w, 29.5 × 25 cm. English.

Location

Yale University Art Gallery (14 September–30 December 2001)

Description

Monumental catalog on the life, times and work of Myer Myers. Three central essays on “The New York World of Myer Myers” (Jon Butler), “Colonial Judaism” (Jonathan D. Sarna), and Myers’ life and career (David L. Barquist). Catalog listing in three sections: Silver by Myer Myers, New York and London Silver, Paintings, Documents and Prints. Appendices for silver marks and documents. Extensive descriptive entries. 149 items.

main keywords

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTSMYER MYERSPORTRAITSPRINTSRIMMONIMSILVER, AMERICANSILVERMARKSSILVERSMITHING, UNITED STATES

minor keywords

AmuletsAntisemitic images/objectsCandlesticks/CandelabraCircumcision implements/objectsPrints, antisemiticPrints, Jewish customs & ceremonies

Other venues

Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, Calif., USA (20 February–26 May 2002); Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Del., USA (20 June–13 September 2002)

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