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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Venice, Italy
1740
Groom: Jacob Hananiah, son of Joseph [Bueno]
Bride: Gracia, daughter of [David Bueno]
Parchment, tempera, pen and ink
H: 77.5; W: 53.5 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, through American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0151 ; 179/344


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew
Sabar, Shalom, Mazal Tov: Illuminated Jewish Marriage Contracts from the Israel Museum Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1993, English / Hebrew

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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