Select manuscript from this collection: Comites Latentes 15  Comites Latentes 54 Comites Latentes 102  Ms. l.e. 209a  3/70
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Genève
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Bibliothèque de Genève
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Comites Latentes 69
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Pesach Haggadah
Caption:
Caption
Parchment and paper · 82 ff. · 15 x 11-11.7 cm · Vienna · 1756 and 18th-19th century
Language:
Language
Hebrew, Yiddish
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
This handwritten Haggadah Comites Latentes 69 was created in Vienna in 1756. It is decorated with black ink and masterfully imitates copper engraving. The author is the famous scribe and illustrator Simmel ben Moses from Polna (active between 1714 and 1756), who produced about thirty dated manuscripts that have survived until today, of which, however, only 17, including CL 69, are autographs. His works of art are among the most remarkable examples of Hebrew manuscript decoration in 18th century Central Europe. The Song of Solomon, copied by later hands, concludes this magnificent manuscript. (iss)
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Justine Isserles (collaboratrice scientifique, Bibliothèque de Genève), 2017.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-bge-cl0069 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bge-cl0069)
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http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bge/cl0069
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Genève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Comites Latentes 69: Pesach Haggadah (http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bge/cl0069).
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