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Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus: Saints in European ArtJanuary 1, 2005-January 28, 2005
Location: Della and Fred S.Worms OBE Gallery
Curator: Shlomit Steinberg
A display of works depicting scenes from the New Testament and the lives of Christian saints, exploring the subject of sainthood and its visual representation. The exhibition presents a variety of Dutch, Italian, and Spanish paintings and French sculptures as well as revealing aspects of the process of collection and research undertaken by the Department of European Art. The centerpiece of the exhibition is The Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew, 1618, by the Spanish Baroque master Jusepe de Ribera, which was recently donated to the Israel Museum. From 31.