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Judaism and Christian art : aesthetic anxieties from the catacombs to colonialism / edited by Herbert L. Kessler and David Nirenberg
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  N8180 .J83 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Christian art and symbolism -- Europe
Judaism in art
Art, European -- Themes, motives
Physical Description xii, 442 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "Pharoah's army got drownded": some reflections on Jewish and Roman genealogies in early Christian art / Jaś Elsner -- Unfeigned witness: Jews, matter and vision in twelfth-century Christian art / Sara Lipton -- Shaded with dust: Jewish eyes on Christian art / Herbert L. Kessler -- Iudeus sacer: life law, and identity in the "state of exception" called "Marian miracle" / Francisco Prado-Vilar -- Abraham circumcises himself: a scene at the endgame of Jewish utility to Christian art / Marcia Kupfer -- Frau Venus, the eucharist, and the Jews of Landshut / Achim Timmermann -- Jewish carnality, Christian guilt, and eucharisticperill in the Rotterdam-Berlin altarpiece of the holy sacrament / Mitchell B. Merback -- The ghetto and the gaze in early modern Venice / Dana E. Katz -- Through a glass darkly: paths to salvation in Spanish painting at the outset of the inquisition / Felipe Pereda -- Renaissance naturalism and the Jewish Bible: Ferrara, Brescia, Bergamo, 1520-1540 / Stephen J. Campbell -- Poussin's useless treasures / Richard Neer -- Eugène Delacroix's Jewish wedding and the medium of painting / Ralph Ubl -- The Judaism of Christian art / David Nirenberg
Alternate Author Kessler, Herbert L., 1941-
Nirenberg, David, 1964-

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