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Marriage contract (ketubbah) with a depiction of Jerusalem
Padua, Italy
1732
Groom: The physician, Samuel, son of the physician, Gerson ha-Cohen me-ha-Hazanim (Cantarini)
Bride: Colomba, daughter of David Aziz
Handwritten on parchment; ink, tempera, and gold powder
H: 88.7; W: 59 cm
Purchased through the gift of Bambi and Roger Felberbaum, New York, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. William Olden
Accession number: B79.1468 ; 179/290


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
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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