A Selection of Works Graphic Arts
Procession of the Bridegrooms
Bernard Picart (Paris, 1673 - Amsterdam, 1733)
15,1 x 21,1 cm
Photo Mario Goldman. Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme, Paris
This extraordinarily detailed etching depicts the procession during the festival of Simhat Torah when the Jewish community honours those who have been chosen, one to bless the reading of the last portion of the Torah, and the other to bless the beginning of the new annual cycle of the reading of the Pentateuch.