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Le juif errant. Un témoin du temps

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(203 words)

Translated title The Wandering Jew. A Witness of Time
Curators

Laurence Sigal-Klagsbald, Richard Cohen.

Co-curator

Anne Hélène Hoog.

Imprint

Paris, France, 2001. 238 pp., illustrations: 116 col., 49 b&w, 29 × 23 cm. French.

ISBN

2876603225

Location

Musée d’ Art et d’ Histoire du Judaïsme (26 October 2001–24 February 2002)

Description

An in-depth treatment of the Wandering Jew in history and art. Introduction by Laurence Sigal-Klagsbald. Ten essays on various aspects of the Wandering Jew in art from the medieval to modern period. Exhibition material presented according to seven themes: 1. the medieval genesis of the Wandering Jew legend, 2. its dissemination in Europe, 3. its popularity in France, 4. the Wandering Jew as a romantic figure, 5. the Wandering Jew as a social figure (end of the 19th C), 6. artists and the Wandering Jew, and 7. Jewish artists’ reinterpretation of this legendary wanderer. Basic and descriptive entries, some in great detail. 178 items.

main keywords

ANTISEMITIC IMAGES/OBJECTSPAINTINGSPRINTED BOOKSPRINTSWANDERING JEWZIONISM

minor keywords

Chagall, MarcChristian illuminated manuscriptsFranceEuropeGottlieb, MaurycyLilien, Ephraim M.Painters, JewishPrints, antisemiticSculpture

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 10 pp., 7 b&w illus. English.

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