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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.

History, Fine arts

Jules Jean Antoine Lecomte du Noüy (Paris, 1842 – Paris, 1923)

Paris, 1878

History, Fine arts

Anonymous

Austro-Hungary, around 1782

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

Moshe ben Nahman, known as Nachmanides (1194-1270)
Lisbon, 1489

Books and manuscripts

Sefer Raziel HaMalakh (Book of Raziel the Angel)

Amsterdam, Abraham Mendes Coutinho, 1701

Books and manuscripts

Northern Spain, 15th century

Fine arts

Samuel Hirszenberg (Łódz, 1865 – Jérusalem, 1908)

Circa 1902

History, Fine arts

Anonymous

France, early 19th century

Books and manuscripts

Ferrara, 1512