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Bezalel: 1906-1929

Shilo-Cohen, Nurit

Published by The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1983
Condition: g to vg Hardcover
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Quarto. 392pp. Original pictorial dust-jacket over gilt-stamped brown cloth, with gold lettering on spine and front cover. This remarkable work was published in conjunction with the comprehensive exhibition held at the Israel Museum to mark the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Bezalel and 50 years since the death of its founder. The exhibition and book were the culmination of an exhaustive research project initiated by the Israel Museum, the successor to the Bezalel National Museum, in recognition of the major role played by the school and museum in the development of art in Israel. and in the history of the yishuv in general. The book deals with the background to the establishment of Bezalel in the Zionist movement; with the history of Bezalel in its different periods: the founding years, the peak years, the crisis of WWI, and the years of decline. It is accompanied by a comparative chronological table, a facsimile of a student's record book, a key of "Bezalel people" and an extensive bibliography. Includes over 500 b/w photographic reproductions, and 30 color plates. Moderate shelf wear. DJ in overall good to good+, binding and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 38471

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Title: Bezalel: 1906-1929

Publisher: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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