Moise Sabato Beer. Gadol Verav Veram Napoleon.

AUCTION 73 | Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters & Graphic Art

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Lot 206

Moise Sabato Beer. Gadol Verav Veram Napoleon.

Single printed large folio sheet. Text in Hebrew, Italian and Latin. Upper portion flanked by two eagle’s wings and surmounted by stylized crown. Folds, few stains, taped on verso. 22 x 28 inches. Vinograd, Pisa 63.

Pisa: Tipographia Societa Letteraria 1809

Est: $2,000 - $3,000
A poem in praise of Napoleon as the “Great Savior, Protector and Wisest of Kings,” with numerous Biblical and classical allusions. The vast majority of Jews in Italian lands hailed Napoleon as a political liberator as he established civil emancipation for all throughout the States he ruled.