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Titre : BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JEWISH ART
Éditeur : Jerusalem; Magnes Press, Hebrew University
Date d'édition : 1967
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : 1st Edition
Publishers cloth. 8vo. 374 pages. 25 cm. First edition. Bibliography comprising 3016 detailed entries of "what has been published about works of Jewish art, made during the period between the destruction of the Temple and the early 19th century. " (Introduction) Edited by Otto Kurz; written and compiled by Leo Ary Mayer (1895–1959) , "Orientalist. Born in Stanislav (Austrian Poland) , he settled in Palestine in 1921 and was successively inspector of antiquities and librarian and keeper of records for the Department of Antiquities. In 1925 he was appointed lecturer in the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 1932 to 1958 he was professor of Near Eastern art and archaeology there. He held numerous positions: head of the Institute of Oriental Studies; dean of the faculty of humanities; rector of the Hebrew University (1943–45) ; president of the Israel Exploration Society (1940–59) ; and president of the Israel Oriental Society. With E. L. Sukenik, he excavated the Third Wall of Jerusalem and with A. Reifenberg the Eshtemoa synagogue. Mayer specialized in Islamic art, costume, epigraphy, and numismatics. His published works include Saracenic Heraldry (1933) , Mamluk Costume (1952) , bibliographies of Jewish art and numismatics, and a comprehensive work on Muslim artists, Islamic Architects and Their Works (1956) . A museum of Islamic art and culture in Jerusalem was named after him. " (EJ 2008) Subjects: Jewish art - Bibliography. Art juif - Bibliographie. Dustjacket worn and missing an edge on the spine, otherwise very good condition. (ART-21-6). N° de réf. du libraire 31894
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