The painting depicts a boat under a blue and white flag with a Magen David on the sail, which sails past the trees on the river bank. The musical Instruments: french horn, horn, trombone, clarinet, violin and drum hanging on the trees. Ruins of building (Tower of Babel?) are seen between the hills in the background.
על ערבים בתוכה תלינו כנרותינו
We hanged our harps upon the willows ... (Ps. 137: 1-2)