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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Rotterdam, Netherlands
1648
Artist: Shalom Italia
Groom: Isaac Pereira, son of Abraham Pereira
Bride: Rachel, daughter of Abraham de Pinto
Handwritten on parchment; ink, hand-colored etching and engraving
H: 37.5; W: 33.7 cm
Gift of M. H. Gans, Amsterdam
Accession number: B51.04.0257 ; 179/006


From the Israel Museum publications:
Sabar, Shalom, Mazal Tov: Illuminated Jewish Marriage Contracts from the Israel Museum Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1993, English / Hebrew
Fishof, Iris, ed., Jewish Art Masterpieces from The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc., Southport, CN, 1994, English
3x50@50: IMJ Collection Highlights, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2015

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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