Evelyn M. Cohen

Storica dell’arte ebraica - Jewish Theological Seminary.





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Jewish Theological Seminary

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Manoscritti ebraici miniati; arte ebraica.


1. "Gallico’s Identity Exposed: Revealing an Erased Colophon from a Renaissance Prayer Book,"Ars Judaica, 1, 2005, pp. 85-90.

2. "Isaac Norsa’s Hebrew Miscellany of 1523," Princeton University Library Chronicle, 64, no. 1, 2002-3, pp. 87-106.

3. "The Kaufmann Mishneh Torah Illuminations," in David Kaufmann Memorial Volume ed. Éva Apor. Budapest: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2002, pp. 97-104.

4. "Joel ben Simeon Revisited: Reflections of the Scribe's Artistic Repertoire in a Cinquecento Haggadah," in A Crown for a King: Studies in Jewish Art, - History and Archeology in Memory of Stephen S. Kayser. Jerusalem and New York: Gefen, 2000, pp. 59-71.

5.  Bibliography of the Writings of Joseph Gutmann, New York, 1999.

6. "Three Sephardic Haggadot and a Possible Missing Link," Proceedings of the Fifth Congress of Jewish Studies in Copenhagen 1994 under the auspices of the European Association for Jewish Studies. Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzel A/S International Publishers, 1998, pp. 142-151.

7. "The Sister Haggadah and Its 'Poor Relation'," Proceedings of the Eleventh World Congress of Jewish Studies, 2, Jerusalem: The World Union of Jewish Studies, 1994, pp. 17-24.

8. "The Evolving Appearance of the Hanukkah Menorah," in The Hanukkah Menorah. Chicago: Spertus College of Judaica Press, 1994, pp. 16-19.

9. "The Graziano Haggadah," Outlook, 64, no. 3, 1994, pp. 16-18.

10. "L'Artista della Haggadah di Prato: Tradizionalista ed innovatore," in Il codice miniato: Rapporti tra codice, testo e figurazione, Atti del III Congresso di Storia della Miniatura. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1992, pp. 439-451.

11. "The Decoration," in The Barcelona Haggadah, (facsimile edition) London: Facsimile Editions, 1992, pp. 24-43.

12. "The Esslingen Mahzor: A Description of the "New Amsterdam" and "Old Amsterdam" Volumes," with Emile G.L. Schrijver, Studia Rosenthaliana, 25, no. 1, 1991, pp. 55-82.

13. "The Teacher, the Father and the Virgin Mary in the Leipzig Mahzor," Proceedings of the Tenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, 2, Jerusalem: The World Union of Jewish Studies, 1990, pp. 71-76.

14. Seder Sefirat ha Omer (introduction to a facsimile edition) New York: The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1990.

15. "Hebrew Manuscript Illumination in Italy," in Gardens and Ghettos: The Art of Jewish Life. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989, pp. 93 109 and several catalogue entries (recipient of Moe Prize, 1990). Reprinted as: "Miniatura ebraica in Italia," in Ital ya', Isola della rugiada divina: Duemila anni di arte e vita ebraica in Italia. Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori Arte, 1990, pp. 86-99.

16. "La Haggadah de Prato," Shalom, 4, 1989, pp. 29 33 (and as "Die Prato Haggadah," Shalom, German edition, 4, 1989, pp. 29-33.)

17. "The Decoration of Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts," in A Sign and a Witness: 2,000 Years of Hebrew Books and Illuminated Manuscripts. New York: New York Public Library and Oxford University Press, 1988, pp. 47-60 (recipient of the National Jewish Book Award, 1989).

18. "Bibliography of Medieval Jewish Art" and contributor to "Multi Disciplinary Curriculum for Medieval Jewish Civilization," in Medieval Jewish Civilization: A Multi Disciplinary Curriculum, Bibliographies and Selected Syllabi. New York: Markus Wiener Publishing Inc., 1988, pp. 85-86 and 9 49.

19. "The Prato Haggadah: A Repertoire of Medieval Art," Outlook, 60, no. 3, Spring 1990, pp. 25-26.

20. "The Illustrations in Abraham Farissol's Ferrara Haggadah of 1515," Jewish Art, 12-13, 1986/87, pp. 89-95.

21. "Moses and the Tablets of the Law in the Kaufmann Mishneh Torah," in Occident and Orient: Studies in Honour of Alexander Scheiber. Budapest and Leiden: Akadémiai Kiadó and Brill, 1988, pp. 53-55.

22. "A Woman's Eighteenth Century Prayerbook," Outlook, 58, no. 2, 1987, pp. 15, 27.

23. "The Artist of the Kaufmann Mishneh Torah," Proceedings of the Ninth World Congress of Jewish Studies, 2, Jerusalem: The World Union of Jewish Studies, 1986, pp. 25-30.

24. "Megilla," Stadt im Wandel: Kunst und Kultur des Burgertüms in Norddeutschland 1150-1650. I Stuttgart: Edition Cantz, 1985, p. 514.

25. The Rothschild Mahzor: Florence 1492, with Menahem Schmelzer. New York: The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1983 (recipient of the National Jewish Book Award, 1985).

26."Abraham ben Judah ibn Hayyim," "Joel ben Simeon," "Rothschild Miscellany," The Dictionary of Art. London: Grove’s Dictionaries, 1996.

27. "Jewish Art," (Book Review), Jewish Book World, 15, no. 3, Winter, 1997, pp. 22-23.

28. "Crowning Glory: Silver Torah Ornaments from the Jewish Museum, New York," (Book Review), Jewish Book World, 14, no. 3, Winter, 1996, pp. 15-17.

29. "Spanish and Portuguese Manuscripts in the British Isles," (Book Review), Jewish Quarterly Review, 82, nos. 1 2, 1991, pp. 188-190.

30. "The Hebrew Bible in Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts," (Book Review), The New York Jewish Review, 3, no. 1, 1989, p. 16.

31. "From the Corners of the Earth: Contemporary Photographs of the Jewish World," (Book Review), Jewish Book World, Spring, 1986.

32.  Introduction to Jewish Art. New York: KTAV and Yeshiva University Museum, (in preparation).

33. "Jewish Book Art in Italy and Its Relation to Italian Manuscripts and Printed Books" (in preparation – to appear in a catalogue Italia Ebraica)

35. "Illuminated Manuscripts from the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America," Index of Jewish Art, with Bezalel Narkiss, et al. (in preparation).

36. "The Unusual Text in the Santissima Annunziata Annunciation" (in preparation).

In stampa

-"Elia da Vigevano’s Prayer Books of 1490", Studia Rosenthaliana, 38, 2006, (in press).

- “Meaning is in the Art of the Restorer: The Changing Appearance of Giovanni da Modena's Frescoes in San Petronio,” Studi di storia dell’arte, 2006 (in press).

- “The Art of the Prato Haggadah,” The Prato Haggadah (facsimile edition) 2006 (in press).

- “Unveiled Faces of Medieval Hebrew Books: The Evolution of Manuscript Production – Progression or Regression?” (Book Review), Speculum (in press).






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