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Salom Italia’s Esther Scrolls and the Dutch Golden Age

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Authors & Curators

Emily D. Bilski, Sharon Assaf.

Imprint

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011. 52 pp., illustrations: 36 col., 1 b&w, 24 × 16.8 cm. English.

Location

Joods Historisch Museum (21 February–3 July 2011)

Description

An essay accompanying the exhibition “The Triumph of Identity: Salom Italia’s Esther Scrolls and the Dutch Golden Age”, revealing the close connection between the scrolls’ imagery and Dutch art and architecture, Italia’s meaningful adaptation of models, and the iconographic significance of his triumphal arches, narrative scenes and landscapes. Six types of scrolls were featured, along with comparative material. No itemized listing.

Description

This was the first installment in a new series “Menasseh ben Israel Institute/Jewish Historical Museum Essay Series in Jewish Culture and Art”, dedicated to presenting essays related to exhibitions in the Jewish Historical Museum.

main keywords

SALOM ITALIASALOM ITALIA, ESTHER SCROLL BORDERSSCROLLS OF ESTHER

minor keywords

AmsterdamPaintings, biblical imagesPrints, biblical imagesNetherlands

Related ephemera

Exhibition flyer, single card, 4 col. illus., 20.8 × 14.8 cm; Invitation to exhibition opening, leaflet, 4 pp., 21 × 14.8 cm. English and Dutch.

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