Announcements

Thank you to Kol HaOt for inviting me to be Artist-in-Residence at their beautiful space in Jerusalem's Artists Colony, Khutzot ha Yotzer from November 12-December 11, 2017. Gallery Talk will take place Saturday night, December 30, 2017, 8 pm, when I will speak on "Not Child's Play: Marking Memories and Loss," discussing my works using paper dolls created there.

I will be participating in the Salon ha Cubia exhibit opening October 28, 2017 at 8 pm in Nayot in Jerusalem, as part of the city-wide Manofim project. Continuing until the end of January 2018. Hope to see you there. Invitation

Pleased to be participating in the exhibition HOME(less) at HUC-JIR Museum NY. Running through the end of June 2018. Would love to hear from you if you get to see the exhibit. For details see post

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

One Third of the Nine Days: Nuremburg Chronicle

Nebuchadnezzar Conquering Jerusalem, The Nuremberg Chronicle, 1493



Two images are being posted today on the Destruction of Jerusalem,  albeit from the same book. The first shows the arrival of  Nebuchadnezzar with his armies to destroy the First Temple,  that which Solomon built.  The image is from a medieval book printed in Nuremburg in 1493 and now owned by Beloit College in Wisconsin.

The Nuremberg Chronicle was meant to be a comprehensive recitation of the history of the world as then  understood and based on biblical sources.

Though not credited as one of  the artists of the book, Albrecht Durer, was an apprentice (he was the owner's godson)  in the engraver/print workshop that produced this book and may have had a hand in the creation of some of the plates. 

The second image of the Jerusalem's destruction, presumably showing  the destruction of the Second Temple (built by Herod), is below.


Destruction of Jerusalem, Nuremberg Chronicle, 1493

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