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

I TAL YA’ (Isola della rugiada divina). Duemila anni di arte e vita ebraica in Italia
(234 words)

Translated titleI TAL YA’ (Island of the Divine Dew). 2000 Years of Jewish Life in Italy
Editor & Curator

Vivian B. Mann.

Imprint

Ferrara, Italy, 1990. 353 pp., illustrations: 128 col., 107 b&w, 27 × 23 cm. Italian.

ISBN

8824200362

Location

Palazzo dei Diamanti (18 March–17 June 1990)

Description

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.

main keywords

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDS
CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
GHETTOS
HEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, ITALY
ITALY
JEWISH ARTISTS
PAINTINGS
ROME
SYNAGOGUE TEXTILES
TORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

Amulets
Book bindings
Coins
Costume
Dura Europos
Gold glass
Haggadot, illuminated manuscripts
Hanukkah lamps
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th C
Joel ben Shimon (scribe-artist)
Keter Torah
Ketubbot
Kiddush cups
Levite sets
Medals
Oil lamps, ancient
Ossuaries/Sarcophagi
Painters, Jewish
Prints, Jewish customs & ceremonies
Reader’s desk covers
Rimmonim
Rome, catacombs
Scrolls of Esther, cases
Scrolls of Esther, illuminated
Synagogues, ancient, Diaspora
Synagogues, Italy
Tass
Tombstones, ancient
Torah Ark curtains
Torah Arks
Torah binders, Italian
Torah mantles
Venosa, catacombs
Yad

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 8 pp., cover illus. only, 20.8 × 15 cm.

Other venue

Jewish Museum New York, New York City, USA (17 September 1989–1 February 1990)

Catalog from other venue

#1058

Cite this page
“I TAL YA’ (Isola della rugiada divina). Duemila anni di arte e vita ebraica in Italia”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 28 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1092>
First published online: 2019



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