Kabbalah in Word and Image; with the Book of Creation and from the Zohar [Kabalah in Vort un Bild / Kabala im Tsiyurim / Kabbala; Kabbale; Qabbala; Qabbaláh; Qabala; Cabala; Cabbala; Cabbalah] [SIGNED BY ARTIST]  

Author Raskin, Saul
Place of Publication New York
Publication Name Printed by Academy Photo Offset
Year 1952
Language(s) Hebrew English Yiddish
SIGNED BY ARTIST in Hebrew, dated 1951. Saul Raskin (1878-1966) was an eminent Russian born American artist, writer, lecturer and teacher, best known for his depiction of Jewish subjects, and illustrations of Jewish classic Jewish religious books: Ethics of the Fathers, Passover Haggadah and the five scrolls. This album contains an extensive selection of Raskin`s drawings on various themes in Kaballah, the mystical religious interpretation of Judaism. This album contains an original Hebrew version with English and Yiddish translations of one of the earliest documents in the long history of Jewish mysticism - The Book of Creation (Sefer Yetzirah). The front whitepage where Raskin has signed also contains an additional signed undated dedication in Yiddish, but not by Raskin. 355x270mm. 80 pages. Blue cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Jacket dirty. Jacket edges and corners worn/tattered and slightly chipped. Many scratch- and bump-marks on jacket. Cover corners/edges and spine edges bumped. Inner cover and pages slightly yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This beautiful album of drawings of images culled from the Jewish mystical tradition, signed by the artist, is in good condition.
Price $165.00
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Catalog Index Number MC 01 17

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