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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.

Books and manuscripts

Romeyn de Hooghe (illustrations; Amsterdam, 1645 – Haarlem, 1708)

Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel, 1631; engravings incorporated after 1712

Festivals and ceremonies, Books and manuscripts

Attributed to Shalom Italia (Mantua, circa 1619 – Amsterdam, circa 1655)

Amsterdam, circa 1641

Books and manuscripts

Sefer Raziel HaMalakh (Book of Raziel the Angel)

Amsterdam, Abraham Mendes Coutinho, 1701

Synagogue*, History

Algiers, workshop of the ORT (Organisation Reconstruction Travail) school, 1948-1950

Daily life

Levi David van Gelder (draughtsman and lithographer; Amsterdam, 1816 – New York, 1878)

Amsterdam, 1845

Fine arts

Samuel Hirszenberg (Łódz, 1865 – Jérusalem, 1908)

Circa 1902

Fine arts

Maurycy Gottlieb (Drohobych, 1856 – Kraków, 1879)

1879

History, Fine arts

Gerrit Adriaenszoon Berckheyde (Haarlem, 1638–Haarlem, 1698)

Amsterdam, 1682