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(VII) Img. ID: 233144 Wooden Synagogue in Hvizdets' (Gwoździec) - Wall decoration, Interior, Western Wall, 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) - Wall decoration | Unknown
3a Object Synagogue
3b Object Detail Interior, Western Wall
4a Artist/ Maker Israel son of Mordechai from Yarychiv (Jaryczów) (painter),Isaac son of Rabbi Judah Leib ha-Cohen (painter) (Unknown)
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 Predator grasping a small animal or bird
Lion statant
Stork with a snake in its beak |
14 Category
17 Photographer Breyer, Alois
18 Photograph Date 1910-1913
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. A354907
20 Description

Fragment of the western wall. The dedicatory inscriptions framed by arch. The two - levels decorative frieze situated above the inscription’s panel. Upper level – heraldic lion and floral motives. Lower level - Predators bearing in teeth small animal. The wide ornamental strips in the corner is surmounted by the image of the stork with a snake in its beak.


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