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The Wanderer

  • Curator Curator: Shlomit Steinberg
  • Designer Designer: Eliran Mishal
  • Place Della and Fred Worms OBE Gallery


Tim Nahum Gidal

Ulysses, 1943
Gelatin silver print
Tim Gidal Collection, purchased through the gift of Gary B. Sokol, San Francisco; The Pritzker Foundation, San Francisco; Larry Zicklin, New Jersey; and Dr. John Sumers, New York


Hercules Pieterszoon Segers

Path in the Forest, undated
Oil on panel
Gift of the American Fund for Israel Institutions, New York

Lodewyck de Vadder
Landscape with Bandits, undated
Oil on panel
Purchase, Van Vriesland Fund


Jean-Léon Gérôme

The Wailing Wall, 1868
Oil on canvas
Gift of Dr. Martin Stern in memory of his father, Rudolf Bernhard, who perished in the Holocaust, and of the Silberberg Trust in memory of Max Silberberg and his family

Abel Pann
The Wanderers, 1906
Oil on canvas
Gift of the artist


Antonio Tempesta

Shipwreck Scene, undated
Oil on canvas
Gift of Robert (Bob) Jones, Greenville, South Carolina

Hugo Steiner-Prag
Poster for the opera The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner, Leipzig City Theatre, 7 May 1911
Lithograph, 1911
Gift of Rudolf Bermann, Jerusalem

Gustave Doré
Illustrations to The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1797–98
Wood engraving, 1876
Private collection, Jerusalem



Albrecht Dürer

The Prodigal Son among the Swine
Engraving, ca. 1496
Gift of Raoul, Jeannine, and Antoine Lévy, Paris, to the State of Israel On permanent loan to The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, from the Administrator General of the State of Israel


Semitic merchant with a backpack

China, Tang dynasty (618–906)
Earthenware with traces of color
Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum


Anonymous artisan

Iranian, 19th century
Carved coconut shell, ca. 1860
Bequest of Paul Balog, Rome

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