In this illustrated Haggadah renowned artist, Peter Ottavio Gandolfi, has highlighted on each page the central theme of the main passage. More Below
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In this illustrated Haggadah renowned artist, Peter Gandolfi has highlighted on each page the central theme of the main passage. The artwork accompanies the reader throughout the text, contributing to the profound emotional experience of the Seder. With the aid of this Haggadah the reader will truly feel that we are the children of Israel coming out of Egypt and we should rejoice over every moment of this event.
About the Author Peter Gandolfi was born in Parma, Italy. He graduated in Chemistry at the University of Rome in 1970. He was a lecturer in Chemistry and a Research Fellow in Italy and Israel between1972-86. In 1982 he settled in Jerusalem, where he increasingly devoted himself to painting and, since 1986, he has been working as a full time artist. His one-man shows have appeared in Jerusalem, Rome, Tel-Aviv, Haifa and Florence. Several book covers and illustrations by Peter 'G have been published in Italy and in Israel.
'He is an artist aware that technique must serve his aim. He finds the source of his inspiration in his soul.” Rav. Berti Eckert, Art Critic, Kibbutz Yavne
“In his pictures, the real world is intermingled with a dream world, as if the result of a natural law.” Dr. Luciano Tass Former Editor of the Italian Jewish Magazine “Shalom”
“His subtle play between forms and colors is reminiscent of the wonderful passage in the Zohar, where forms are being alluded to through colors not yet defined. Thus the central motif of each painting becomes a moment of reflection, a new dimension both physical and spiritual….” Prof. E. Amado Levy-Valensi Psychoanalyst and Lecturer in Philosophy at the Sorbonne University