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Obj. ID: 27515
Modern Jewish Art
  Nymphs

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 11.2.1992
The picture represents five nymphs in a meadow. One is standing in the middle facing forward, and the others are dancing around her and holding a long string of flowers. In front of them is a stream originating from a nearby rock with a couple of swans on the right and two mermaids and a "mermale" on the left, sitting on rocks. On the left side of the picture is a tree, its leaves covering the top of the picture. Two peacocks are seated on the tree. In the background is a shrine atop of a mountain.

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Name/Title
Nymphs | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Date
1948
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Artist/ Maker
Raban, Ze`ev (Painter, 1890-1970, teacher in Bezalel 1912- 1929)
(Painter)
Since 1905, he studied in several places such as Munich and Brussels. In 1912 he moved to Eretz Israel where he immediately joined the Bezalel Academy and – until the school had to close in 1929 – Raban was one of its most important figures and teachers. He was a prolific and influential artist who created the cycles of the illustrations for several biblical books (Ruth, Esther, Job, and Songs of Songs) and for the Passover haggadah. His works include also playing cards decorated with biblical figures as well as the mural tiles and decorative elements for the buildings of the King David Hotel and YMCA in Jerusalem. In addition, he created religious objects such as Chanukah menorahs.
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0
Ornamentation
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