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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 2009

Scene to Psalm 137 placed on the south wall. The painting are framed with painted sumptuous theatrical curtain. The painting depicts an evening landscape: rising moon, lunar path on the waters of the river, dark clumps of trees along the river. The musical instruments: flute, clarinet, violin, tuba, lute and drum hanging on the tree in the foreground.The artist's signature is at the top of the picture:

Mendel Grünberg, Pictor Decorator, Str.Bulevard Ferdinand 21, IASY.  

Inscription:

על ערבים בתוכו תלינו כנרותינו   

Name/Title
Grain Merchants' Synagogue in Bacău - Wall decoration - Psalm 137 | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1927-28
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Origin
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Unknown
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Location
Romania | Moldavia | Bacău
| 29 Stefan cel Mare St.
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Unknown
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Unknown
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Tesserae Arrangement
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Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
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Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
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Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
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Bibliography
Ilia Rodov, ‘“With Eyes toward Zion”: Visions of the Holy Land in Romanian Synagogues,’ Quest: Issues in Contemporary Jewish History 6 (Dec. 2013), p. 143.
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Negative/Photo. No.
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