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(VII) Img. ID: 233134 Wooden Synagogue in Hvizdets' (Gwoździec) - Vault Decoration, Ceiling, north-west corner, Hvizdets' (Gvozdets, Gwoździec), The earliest date, most likely, on the inscription panel on the eastern wall - 1686. The date on the entrance door – 1717. The date of the murals on the vault – 1729. edit  
Category: Jewish Architecture

General Document

2 Name/Title Wooden Synagogue in Hvizdets' (Gwoździec) - Vault Decoration | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
3b Object Detail Ceiling, north-west corner
4a Artist/ Maker Israel son of Mordechai from Yarychiv (Jaryczów) (painter)
Isaac son of Rabbi Judah Leib ha-Cohen (painter)
5 Date The earliest date, most likely, on the inscription panel on the eastern wall - 1686. The date on the entrance door – 1717. The date of the murals on the vault – 1729.
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Ukraine | Ivano-Frankivs'ka obl. | Hvizdets' (Gvozdets, Gwoździec)
8 Community Ashkenazi
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Tel Aviv Museum of Art
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9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Building does not exist
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Leviathan biting his tail, surrounding a city/building
Bird of prey grasping a small animal
Deer rubs his nose with rear hoof
Hawk |
14 Category
17 Photographer Breyer, Alois
18 Photograph Date 1910-1913
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. A354873
20 Description

The triangular pendentives on the western site.

The upper level: an inscription putted inside portal-shaped frames.

The lower level: Leviathan biting his tail, surrounding a city

The flat triangular spaces: Three rabbits running after each other in a circle

 From the left. Upper level: An inscription in the medallion:

 ראו כל אלה עשתה ידי לכבוד המקום ולכבוד הבריות נאום הצייר יצחק בן הר"ר יהודא ליב הכהן מק"ק ירטשוב לפרט וזה מעשה יד'י לה'ת'פ'ר לפק [דהתפ – 1729]

See, All this was made by my hand {Isaiah 66:2}, for the glory of the place and the glory of the community the artist [of beauty] Isaac son of Rabbi Judah Leib ha-Cohen from the Holy community of Jarychow. In the Year ‘This is my handiwork, in which I glory’ (1729) {Isaiah 60:21}»

Lower level:  camel

From the right. Upper level: bird of prey bird of prey torments small animal

Lower level: a deer rubs his nose with a hoof , a hawk



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
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
26b Length
26c Width
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
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
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
45 Temp: Batch Number
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher Khaimovich Boris 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a