|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionBibliothèque de Genève
ShelfmarkComites Latentes 69
Manuscript TitlePesach Haggadah
CaptionParchment and paper · 82 ff. · 15 x 11-11.7 cm · Vienna · 1756 and 18th-19th century
Manuscript SummaryThis 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.
Standard descriptionJustine Isserles (collaboratrice scientifique, Bibliothèque de Genève), 2017.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bge-cl0069 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bge-cl0069)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttp://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bge-cl0069/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteGenève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Comites Latentes 69: Pesach Haggadah (http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bge/cl0069).
Century18th century, 19th century
DecorationFigurative, Gold / Silver, Initial, Margin, Ornamental, Penwork, Text Block
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