Gutmann, Joseph

Published by New York; Thomas Yoseloff, 1964
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Original Cloth. 4to. 37, [60] pages. 29 cm. First edition. Sixty-one black-and-white and seven full-color plates illustrate some examples extant of the objects used by Jews in services at home and in the synagogue. With introductory text. Joseph Gutmann (19232004) , "U. S. Art historian. Gutmann, who was born in Wuerzburg, Germany, immigrated to Philadelphia with his parents in 1936 after the rise of the Nazis. He served in the army as a chaplain and interpreter from 1943 to 1946. Gutmann earned a B. A. From Temple University and an M. A. From New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. At Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati he received a doctorate in Jewish history and a rabbinical degree. After teaching at Hebrew Union College and the University of Cincinnati, he was appointed professor of art history at Wayne State University, Detroit, in 1969. A pioneer in the field of Jewish art, he wrote or edited 19 books, including Images of the Jewish Past: An Introduction to Medieval Hebrew Miniatures (1965) , Beauty in Holiness: Studies in Jewish Customs and Ceremonial Art (1970) , and Hebrew Manuscript Painting (1978) . " (EJ 2008) Subjects: Jewish art and symbolism. Light wear to jacket. Very good condition. (ART-22-17) ART2. (JA) liturgy1. Bookseller Inventory # 33392

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Publisher: New York; Thomas Yoseloff

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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