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Bidding Information
Lot #    9378
Auction End Date    2/15/2005 1:17:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Images from the Bible
Author    [First Ed.]Shalom Moskovitz (Shalom of Safed)
City    Woodstock, New York
Publisher    Overlook Press
Publication Date    1980
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 112 pp., 310:234 mm. A fine copy in the original slipcase. Copy number 227 of 500, limited edition. Pp. 81-112 are full color reproductions.
          
Detailed
Description
   Shalom Moskovitz (Shalom of Safed; 18871980), Israel primitive painter. Moskovitz worked in Safed as a watchmaker, stonemaker, and silversmith until at the age of 70, encouraged by the artist Yossl Bergner, he began painting, and gained international fame. Telling the story of the Bible in line and color, he laid out his visual narrations in strips, one above the other. These were characterized by a linear style and the use of repeated forms. In Moskovitz's work, kabbalistic and hasidic traditions blended anachronistically with features from his own surroundings.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Art
  
Characteristic
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica
Art:    Checked