Exhibition “Beautiful Esther”

Article publié le 20 May 2024

Until 24 June 2024 at the Jewish Museum in Rome

This exhibition examines the fascinating character of Esther, who influenced novels, films on both sides of the Atlantic, plays and musicals. Various megiloth are presented, including astonishing miniature versions. Works from the Italian Renaissance and Baroque paintings refer to Esther, such as those by Michelangelo Buonarroti and Jacopo del Sellaio. The central role of women in historical works and the moral and physical redemption of the Jewish people are among the themes explored. 

Beautiful Ester – Jewish Museum of Rome (museoebraico.roma.it)