Key works

Discover the richness of the mahJ’s collection through a selection of major works, representative of the diversity of artistic expressions related to Jewish history and culture.

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Anonymous, Abraham Furtado, France, first half of the 19th century

Oil on canvas, 33 x 24.8 cm. Gift of Marie-Claude Hayman, in memory of her mother Odette Fabius
History

Anonymous

France, first half of the 19th century

Jules Lecomte du Noüy (Paris, 1842 – Paris, 1923), Adolphe Crémieux, Paris, 1878
History, Fine arts

Jules Jean Antoine Lecomte du Noüy (Paris, 1842 – Paris, 1923)

Paris, 1878

Anonymous, Allegory to the Glory of Joseph II, Austria-Hungary, circa 1782
History, Fine arts

Anonymous

Austro-Hungary, around 1782

Jules Pascin (Vidin, 1885 – Paris, 1930), American Girls, United States, 1916

Oil on canvas, 60.2 x 73 cm. Paris, mahJ, gift of Claire Maratier
Modern art

Jules Pascin (Vidin, 1885 – Paris, 1930)

United States, 1916

Abel Pann (Abel Pfeffermann, known as ; Kreslawka, 1883 – Jerusalem, 1963), And God Breathed into his Nostrils the Breath of Life, Jerusalem, circa 1924
Modern art

Abel Pann (Abba Pfeffermann, known as ; Kreslawka, 1883 – Jerusalem, 1963)

Jerusalem, circa 1924

Jacques Lipchitz (Druskininkai, 1891– Capri, 1973), Bather, Paris, circa 1917, gift of Rubin Lipchitz
Modern art

Jacques Lipchitz (Druskininkai, 1891– Capri, 1973)

Paris, circa 1917

Bible (Tanakh), Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel, 1631; engravings incorporated after 1712
Books and manuscripts

Romeyn de Hooghe (illustrations; Amsterdam, 1645 – Haarlem, 1708)

Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel, 1631; engravings incorporated after 1712

Kader Attia (Dugny, 1970), Big Bang, 2005
Contemporary art

Kader Attia (Dugny, 1970)

Paris, 2005

Calendar for counting the Omer (Sefirat HaOmer), late 18th-early 19th century
Festivals and ceremonies

Late 18th-early 19th century

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