Leipnik Haggadah

Leipnik Haggadah – W. Turnowsky – MS Ros. 382 – Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Altona or Hamburg (Germany) — 1738

The rites of the Seder in magnificent miniatures based on the work of Abraham bar Jacob: the trilingual Haggadah by the scholar, illuminator and scribe Joseph ben David from the Moravian town of Leipnik

  1. Joseph ben David was an itinerant scholar, illuminator, scribe and publisher from the Moravian town of Leipnik

  2. Among other places, he worked in Hamburg and Altona, where he created this remarkable Haggadah in 1738

  3. 50 miniatures depict biblical and contemporary ritual scenes and are based on the engravings by Abraham Bar Jacob

Leipnik Haggadah

MS Ros. 382 Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Leipnik Haggadah

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Alternative Titles
Passover Haggadah
Rosenthaliana Leipnik Haggadah
Hagadah shel Pesaḥ
Size / Format
64 pages / 35.9 × 27.0 cm
Hebrew Square Script
50 miniatures and numerous illuminated initial words
Texts with instructions for the Seder evening, an shortened version of the commentary by Isaac Abravanel, a mystical commentary
Artist / School
Previous Owners
M. A. and S. Keizer

Available facsimile editions:
Facsimile Editions

#1 Passover Haggadah (The Rosenthaliana Leipnik Haggadah)

W. Turnowsky – Tel Aviv, 1987

Publisher: W. Turnowsky – Tel Aviv, 1987
Commentary: 1 volume by Emile G.L. Schrijver and Aaron Asher Green
Languages: English, Hebrew
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
Facsimile Copy Available!
Price Category: €€
(1,000€ - 3,000€)
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