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The art of Passover
The art of Passover
2016
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Gathered from across the centuries and around the world, this collection of Passover art and objects is at once a stunning visual treasury and fascinating chronicle of Jewish life in the Middle Ages to the present day.
Main title:
The art of Passover / compiled and edited by Stephan O. Parnes ; with essays by Bonni-Dara Michaels and Gabriel M. Goldstein.
Imprint:
New York : Universe Publishing, 2016
Collation:
119 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 32 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Introduction -- Southern Germany, The birds' head haggadah -- Spain, Barcelona haggadah -- Spain, Golden haggadah -- Catalonia, Rylands Sefardic haggadah -- Germany, Darmstadt haggadah -- Germany, Middle Rhine, Hamburg miscellany -- Germany, Middle Rhine, Erna Michael haggadah -- Germany, Ashkenazi haggadah -- Italy, Rothschild miscellany -- Italy, Passover haggadah roundels -- Iran, The book of Exodus -- Moravia, Prague haggadah -- Central Europe, miniature haggadah -- United States, Ben Shahn haggadah -- Alsace (?), Passover banner -- Europe, Western Ashkenazic, ceremonial towel -- Alsace, France/Southern Germany, Seder towel -- Romania/Eastern Europe, Embroidered matzah bags -- Germany, Matzah bag -- China, Afikomen pouch -- Romania/Moravia, Embroidered matzah bags -- Spain, Lusterware Passover plate -- Central Europe(?), Pewter Passover plate -- Hungary, Passover plates -- Italy, Majolica seder plate -- Jerusalem, Brass seder plate -- Poland, Tiered seder set -- Vienna, Silver tiered seder plate -- Vienna, Repousse tiered seder plate -- Friedrich Adler, Tiered seder plate and Elijah cup -- Alois Worle, Seder plate -- Terezin, Terezin seder plate -- Lorelei and Alex Gruss, Tiered seder plate: from slavery to freedom -- Germany, Beaker -- Warsaw, Silver gilt goblet -- Germany, Ivory beaker -- Germany, Glass goblets -- Michel Schwartz, Cup of Elijah -- Istanbul, Ewer and basin -- Bernard Picart, Search for leaven/lL'examen du levain -- El Lissitzky, The fire came and burnt the stick -- Arthur Szyk, Passover -- Reuven Rubin, First seder in Jerusalem -- Marc Chagall, Exodus -- Toby Knobel Fluek, Making Haroset -- Larry Rivers, History of matzah -- Italy, Omer calendar -- Index.
ISBN:
9780789331182
Dewey class:
296.45371
Language:
English
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