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

Salom Italia’s Esther Scrolls and the Dutch Golden Age
(169 words)

Authors & Curators

Emily D. Bilski, Sharon Assaf.

Imprint

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011. 52 pp., illustrations: 36 col., 1 b&w, 24 × 16.8 cm. English.

Location

Joods Historisch Museum (21 February–3 July 2011)

Description

An essay accompanying the exhibition “The Triumph of Identity: Salom Italia’s Esther Scrolls and the Dutch Golden Age”, revealing the close connection between the scrolls’ imagery and Dutch art and architecture, Italia’s meaningful adaptation of models, and the iconographic significance of his triumphal arches, narrative scenes and landscapes. Six types of scrolls were featured, along with comparative material. No itemized listing.

Description

This was the first installment in a new series “Menasseh ben Israel Institute/Jewish Historical Museum Essay Series in Jewish Culture and Art”, dedicated to presenting essays related to exhibitions in the Jewish Historical Museum.

main keywords

SALOM ITALIA
SALOM ITALIA, ESTHER SCROLL BORDERS
SCROLLS OF ESTHER

minor keywords

Amsterdam
Paintings, biblical images
Prints, biblical images
Netherlands

Related ephemera

Exhibition flyer, single card, 4 col. illus., 20.8 × 14.8 cm; Invitation to exhibition opening, leaflet, 4 pp., 21 × 14.8 cm. English and Dutch.

Cite this page
“Salom Italia’s Esther Scrolls and the Dutch Golden Age”, 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_CC2036>
First published online: 2019



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