Court Jews and art patronage in Germany, 1600-1800

Ledes, Allison Eckardt
September 1996
Magazine Antiques;Sep96, Vol. 150 Issue 3, p240
Announces the exhibition entitled `From Court Jews to the Rothschilds: Art, Patronage and Power 1600-1800,' at the Jewish Museum in New York City on September 8, 1996 to January 19, 1997. Historical background on Court Jews and their functions; Discussion of the elevated status of Court Jews; Description of lifestyle, careers, intermarriages and relations with German rulers.


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