Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Nahum Slapak
Marriage contract (ketubbah) with coat of arms of the couple's families
Ferrara, Italy
1731
Groom: Jacob Baruch, son of David Cohen Vitale
Bride: Esther Tovah, daughter of Abraham Norzi
Handwritten on parchment; ink and tempera
H: 57; W: 49.4 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0063 ; 179/220
 
 

Publications:
Shachar, Isaiah, Jewish Tradition in Art: The Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1981
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