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Ondanks het Tweede Gebod. Joodse en christelijke illustraties met bijbelse thema’s vanaf de 16de tot aan de 19de eeuw. Despite the Second Commandment. Jewish and Christian illustrations with biblical subjects from the 16th until the 19th Centuries

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(271 words)

Author & Curator

Falk Wiesemann.

Co-author

William L. Gross.

Editor

Hermine Pool.

Co-editor

Emile G.L. Schrijver.

Collection

Gross Family Collection.

Imprint

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2003. 119 pp., illustrations: 8 col., 91 b&w, 24 × 20 cm. Dutch and English.

Location

Bijbels Museum (24 October 2003–7 March 2004)

Description

The profound influence of Christian biblical imagery on the portrayal of biblical themes in Jewish art. Jewish exhibits included numerous printed books, many of them reflecting the works of Hans Holbein and Matthaeus Merian the Elder, and ceremional objects adorned with biblical images. Essay by William L. Gross on his collecting activities. Essay by Falk Wiesemann, “Bible Illustrations. The Transformation of a Christian Medium in Jewish Books from the 16th until the 19th Centuries”. In-depth, descriptive entries. 78 items.

Description

This exhibition was an expanded version of #1708 (2002), and included numerous additional ceremonial objects from the Gross Family Collection.

main keywords

BIBLICAL IMAGESCEREMONIAL OBJECTSCHRISTIAN ART, INFLUENCE ON JEWISH ARTMERIAN BIBLEPRINTED BOOKSPRINTS

minor keywords

AmuletsAryeh Leib ben Daniel (scribe-artist)BesamimDamascene workHaggadotHayyim ben Asher Anshel of Kittsee (scribe-artist)Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew printingMicrographyMizrachPesach cupsPesach pillow coversPesach platesPesach towel coversPidyon ha-Ben platesPrints, biblical imagesScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, engraved bordersScrolls of Esther, illuminatedScrolls of Esther, woodcut illustrationsSimchat Torah flagsTorah bindersTsena u-RenaWolf Leib Katz Poppers of Hildesheim (scribe-artist)Yosifon, Book of

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, card, 1 col. illus., 21 × 15 cm.

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