Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Was vom Leben übrig bleibt, sind Bilder und Geschichten. Max Liebermann zum 150. Geburtstag. Rekonstruktion der Gedächtnisausstellung des Berliner Jüdischen Museums von 1936
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Translated titleWhat Remains from Life are Pictures and Stories. Max Liebermann’s 150th Birthday. Reconstruction of the Berlin Jewish Museum’s Memorial Exhibition of 1936
Editor

Hermann Simon.

Imprint

Berlin, Germany, 1997. 272 pp., illustrations: 55 col., 108 b&w, 26 × 20.5 cm. German.

ISBN

3930929066

Location

Stiftung Neue Synagoge Berlin—Centrum Judaicum (5 May–3 August 1997)

Description

A reconstruction of the Berlin Jewish Museum’s 1936 exhibition on Max Liebermann. Introductory essay “Max Liebermann und das Berliner Jüdische Museum” [Max Liebermann and the Berlin Jewish Museum] by Hermann Simon. Full reproduction of the original exhibition catalog. 9 catalog essays discuss: Liebermann’s family history, his role as president of the Prussian Academy of Art, the rise of antisemitism during his time, his death mask, his reception in Israel, etc. Three Judaica objects (2 Torah ark curtains and a pair of candlesticks) donated to synagogues by members of the Liebermann family are featured on pp. 58–59. Extensive descriptive entries. 116 items.

main keywords

LIEBERMANN, MAX
PAINTINGS
PHOTOGRAPHS

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objects
Berlin
Berliner Jüdisches Museum, history of
Candlesticks/Candelabra
Eretz Israel
Germany
Historical documents
Historical photographs
Judaica exhibitions, pre-World War II (photographs of)
Torah Ark curtains

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, leaflet, 2 pp., cover illus. only, 21 × 10 cm.

Cite this page
“Was vom Leben übrig bleibt, sind Bilder und Geschichten. Max Liebermann zum 150. Geburtstag. Rekonstruktion der Gedächtnisausstellung des Berliner Jüdischen Museums von 1936”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1442>
First published online: 2019



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