A Sotheby’s curator describes an important sale of Judaica from ‘The Rothschilds of the East,’ who dominated the opium and cotton trades in the Persian Gulf, India, Southeast Asia, China, and Japan
A number of medieval Hebrew texts from the Valmadonna Trust Library were sold at Sotheby’s on Tuesday
The work, lost for a century, depicts Edgardo Mortara, an Italian Jewish boy seized by Church authorities
Or this week in high-profile auctions
The prize piece in the Steinhardt Judaica collection doesn’t go to auction
The philanthropist’s sale of his extensive personal Judaica keeps Jewish culture in the limelight
The annual sales include postcards from Alan Dershowitz’s collection and a stunning 18th-century Haggadah
Three remarkably realist Marc Chagall paintings of synagogues, to be sold at Sotheby’s tomorrow, tell the story of the artist’s Zionism
Exhibitions in Milan and London this spring have made clear that Israel’s Bezalel Academy is now a central address for contemporary art and design
Without a buyer, sale will have no preconditions
At Sotheby’s for about $400,000
How is it that one of the greatest collections of Hebraica ever assembled can’t find a home?
What makes a carpet Jewish?