|Translated title||I TAL YA’ (Island of the Divine Dew). 2000 Years of Jewish Life in Italy|
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Vivian B. Mann.
Ferrara, Italy, 1990. 353 pp., illustrations: 128 col., 107 b&w, 27 × 23 cm. Italian.
Palazzo dei Diamanti (18 March–17 June 1990)
Italian-language version of the monumental catalog Gardens and Ghettos [#1058], celebrating the rich artistic legacy of Italian Jewry. Introduction by Tullia Zevi. Preface by Primo Levi. Eight essays (in Italian), including “The Arts of Jewish Italy” (Vivian B. Mann), “Jewish Art and Culture in Ancient Rome” (Richard Brilliant), “Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts from Italy” (Evelyn Cohen), “Jewish Ceremonial Art in the Era of the City States and Ghettos” (Dora Liscia Bemporad), and “A Century of Jewish Artists in Italy” (Emily Braun). Catalog listing arranged according to historical period. Detailed descriptive entries. 343 items.
Exhibition leaflet, 8 pp., cover illus. only, 20.8 × 15 cm.
Jewish Museum New York, New York City, USA (17 September 1989–1 February 1990)
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