David and the Priest Ahimelech

From the exhibition:
Fractured Faiths: Spanish Judaism, The Inquisition, and New World Identities

New Mexico History Museum

David and the Priest Ahimelech

Mexico, early eighteenth century

Unidentified artist

Oil on canvas

Collection of Rodrigo Rivero-Lake, Camila Nicolasa Guadalupe Rivero-Lake Aguilar y Maya, and José Rodrigo Santiago Rivero-Lake Aguilar y Maya

This image is notable for its combination of the Arc of the Covenant, a menorrah, and the respectul depiction of a Jewish priest.

This image is made available to media for use in promoting exhibitions and events at the New Mexico History Museum and Palace of the Governors. Permission is required for all other uses; reprint fees may apply. Contact emily.brock @state.nm.us.


Note: Representative image at left is often cropped for display purposes. Downloaded high-resolution images are not cropped.