Danish Jewish Art / Jews in Danish Art  

Author Gelfer-Jørgensen, Mirjam [Ed.] / W. Glyn Jones [Tr.] / Blüdnikow, B.; Vibeke, W.; Haastrup, U.; Meyer, J.; Kryger, K.; Fishof, Iris; et al.
Place of Publication Copenhagen
Publication Name Rhodos International Science and Art Publishers / The Society for Publication of Danish Cultural Monuments
Year 1999
Language(s) English
RARE comprehensive publication on Jewish art in Denmark and the Jewish contribution to Danish art in 15 parts: I.`Jews in Denmark - A Historical Review` by Bent Blüdnikow; II. `Religion and Image` & III.`Jewish Symbols` by Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen; IV.`The Dream of the Messiah` by Karen Sorgenfrey; V.`Representations of Jews in Danish Medieval Art` by Ulla Haastrup; VI.`The Danish Synagogues` by Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen & Joachim Meyer; VII.`Jewish Sepulchral Art in Denmark` by Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen & Karin Kryger; VIII.`Silver for Synagogue and Home` & IX.`Textiles for Synagogue and Home` by Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen; X.`Rabbinical Vetments` by Hanne Frøsig Dalgaard; XI.`Torah Binders from Denmark` by Naomi Feuchtwanger-Sarig; XII.`Illuminated Hebrew Manuscripts` by Ulf Haxen & Iris Fishof; XIII.`Danish-Jewish Painters and the Image of Danish Jews` by Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen, Niels Peder Jørgensen & Lise Svanholm; XIV.`Jewish Patrons of the Arts in Danmark` by Vibeke Woldbye; XV.`Jewish Art in the 20th Century` by Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen. Contains 427 color and b&w plates, glossary, indices of names and places, as well as subject index, and photo credits. 340x250mm. Maroon embossed Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Jacket edges/corners slightly worn/wrinkled. Cover bottom corners and spine edges slightly wrinkled. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare and lavishly illustrated publication on Jewish art and artists in Denmark from 17th-century to our days, with texts by the leading authorities in the field, is otherwise in very good condition.
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