The Real and Ideal Jerusalem in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic art: Studies in Honor of Bezalel Narkiss on the Occasion of his Seventieth [70th] Birthday.  
  [SERIES]: Jewish Art - Volume Twenty Three/Twenty Four [23/24] - 1997/1998.  

 
Author Kühnel, Bianca; Cohen-Mushlin, Aliza [Eds.] / Sed-Rajna, Gabrielle; Talmon, Shemaryahu; Limor, Ora; Low, Peter; Sabar, Shalom; et al.
Place of Publication Jerusalem
Publication Name Center for Jewish Art, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Year 1998
Language(s) English
Description
RARE volume of fifty-three articles on various aspects of symbolism in representation of Jerusalem in art by leading art historians from eleven countries. The art historical implications of the interaction between earthly, historical, real Jerusalem and the heavenly, symbolical, ideal city, have never been studied in such a broad framework as that created by this volume. The volume contains numerous color and b&w plates. All articles are in English except one in French (by Waldemar Deluga). 280x225mm. XXXVIII+689 pages. Red cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Jacket slightly rubbed. Jacket edges/corners wrinkled. Jacket bottom corner slightly torn. Spine edges bumped. Endpaper wrinkled in the middle. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare volume, of great interest to art historians and scholars specializing in the interrelation between religion and the city of Jerusalem, is otherwise in very good condition.
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