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Uneasy Communion. Jews, Christians, and the Altarpieces of Medieval Spain

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Editor & Curator

Vivian B. Mann.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2010. 176 pp., illustrations: 64 col., 14 b&w, 31.5 × 24 cm. English.

ISBN

9781904832706

Location

Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) (19 February–30 May 2010)

Description

The iconography of medieval Spanish altarpieces and the relationships (artistic and otherwise) between Jews and Christians of this period. Four essays: “Jews and Christians in the Medieval Crown of Aragon” (Thomas F. Glick), “Overview of the Alterpieces of Aragon in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries” (Carmen Lacarra Ducay), “Jews and Alterpieces in Medieval Spain” (Vivian B. Mann), and “A Brief Survey of Jewish Studies in Spain” (Marcus B. Burke). Exhibition checklist. 32 items.

main keywords

ARAGONCHRISTIAN ARTJEWISH-CHRISTIAN RELATIONSMIDDLE AGESPAINTINGSSPAIN

minor keywords

Christian illuminated manuscriptsHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th CSynagogues, SpainTile decorations

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 2 b&w illus., 23 × 10.3 cm; Review of exhibition by Robin Cembalest, Tablet Magazine (www.tabletmag.com), posted 17 February 2010.

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