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Item ID   3024    
Open more fields Accession Number   75.18 similar items
Category   Fine and Folk Arts similar items
Item Type   Painting similar items
Title   Lavater and Lessing Visit Moses Mendelssohn similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Moritz Daniel Oppenheim, 1800-1882 similar items
·  Author/Creator Role   artist similar items
Open more fields Creation Place   Germany similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1856 similar items
Description   Painting by Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (1800-1882) portraying the meeting of scholars Moses Mendelsohn (1729-1786), Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781) and theologian Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801) in Berlin (1763). Mendelssohn is depicted on the left, wearing a red coat, and seated at a chess table in his library with Lavater. Lessing stands at the center behind the two. Above them hangs a brass lamp (Judenstern). A servant at right is holding holding a tray, under a door with a Hebrew blessing (Deuteronomy 28: 6). similar items
Medium   oil on canvas similar items
Open more fields Signature/Mark   M. Oppenheim, 1856 similar items
·  Signature/Mark Position   lower right similar items
·  Mark Type   signature similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=3024 similar items
Link to Flickr.com   http://www.flickr.com/photos/magnesmuseum/4402841084/    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/museum/jewish-art/paintings/lavater-and-lessing-visit-moses-mendelssohn    
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