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(VII) Img. ID: 1585 Untitled, Song of Songs, 6:4-9, Jerusalem, 1930 edit  
Category: Modern Jewish Art

General Document

2 Name/Title Untitled | Unknown
3a Object Song of Songs
3b Object Detail Song of Songs, 6:4-9
4a Artist/ Maker Raban, Ze`ev (Painter, 1890-1970, teacher in Bezalel 1912- 1929) (Unknown)
5 Date 1930
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Modern
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel | Jerusalem
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Jerusalem | Sc_564
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Bezalel School of Art Style|
13 Iconographical Subject Solomon and Shulamite |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 11.2.1992
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 538-14
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The picture illustrates Song of Solomon 6: 4-9. The scene takes place in a round room. On the left foreground is a throne upon which a young woman, dressed in a yellow robe, is sitting. She is holding crowned bearded Solomon, who is standing on Shulamite's left, bending to her. The stone throne has reliefs on its front and back and lions rests. Only the front relief is seen: It represents a Menorah with two lions turning to it. On the left foreground two doves are cooing each other on the painted floor. Seven young women are seen in the background, some are embraced in couples and some sitting on the sofa that goes around the room. The view of Jerusalem walls is seen behind them, through the window. The brown picture frame includes two arched window. On the left frame, window represents three white kids, resting in the foreground, with a tree in their background. The window on the right frame represents three black kids under a palm tree, with gray mountains in the background. Above the central picture are depicted, from right to left, within squares, a couple of doves, a harp, a pomegranate, three spikes of wheat, and a couple of Shofarot. The text is written below the picture, in Hebrew brown block letters on a brown background.

21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
Printed book
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors
25k Construction Material

26 Measurements
26a Height 33 cm (13)
26b Length 330mm. (130mm.)
26c Width 23.5 cm (19.1)
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
Printed. Outside the frame in Latin block letters, lower right, Jerusalem. Lower left, Z. Raban. In the picture, lower right.
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
The arched windows represent the images of Shulamite's beauty
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
Mounted colour reproduction
45 Temp: Batch Number
013 | 095
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Ma.1050.30
:MED : print
:SIG : Printed. Outside the frame in Latine block letters LR: Jerusalem LL: Z. Raban. In the picture: LR.
:NNO : 538-14
:MWI : 235mm.(191mm.)
:MAT : Printed book
:REM : A mounted color reproduction.
The arched windows represent the images of Shulamite's beauty.

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter N.S.D. & D.P. 2.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a