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Key works

Discover the richness of the mahJ’s collection through a selection of major works, representative of the diversity of artistic expressions related to Jewish history and culture.


Alsace or Germany, 1752

Daily life

Constantine, late 19th century – early 20th century

Art moderne

Chana Orloff (Tsaré-Constantinovska, 1888 – Tel-Aviv, 1968)

Paris, 1916

Contemporary art, History

Christian Boltanski (Paris, 1944)

Paris, 1998

Contemporary art

Sophie Calle (Paris, 1953)

Jérusalem, 1996


Auch, 5th-7th century

Daily life

Eastern France or Germany, late 18th or early 19th century

Fine arts

Édouard Moyse (Nancy, 1827 – Paris, 1908)

Nancy, 1853

Fine arts

Frédérique O’Connell (Potsdam, 1823 – Paris, 1885)

Paris, circa 1853