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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

Daily life

Bukhara, Uzbekistan, early 20th century

Books and manuscripts

Sefer Raziel HaMalakh (Book of Raziel the Angel)

Amsterdam, Abraham Mendes Coutinho, 1701

Daily life

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

Amsterdam, 1845

History, Fine arts

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

Amsterdam, 1682