The painting depicts the Western Wall as a ruin. A narrow passage along the wall is shown in perspective. Disorderly rocks appear behind the wall. The lifeless stone of the wall bears bright roses.
This painting is an illustration for Song of Songs 2:2
כשושנה בין החוחים (שיר השירים ב,2)
As the lily/rose among thorns (Song of Songs 2:2)
כותל המערבי בהר ברכה
The Western Wall on the blessed mountain.
This image was painted during the renovation of the 1980s.
The adjasent capitals of painted pilasters depict the Zodiac signs of Pisces (in the corner) and Aquarius.
S | Song of Songs, Book of | As the lily among thorns (Song of Songs 2:2)
O | Ornamentation: | Foliate and floral ornaments | Flower | Rose
Z | Zodiac Signs | Pisces (Fish), Zodiac Sign of Adar
Z | Zodiac Signs | Aquarius (Bucket), Zodiac Sign of Shvat