Book/Printed Material Shir ha-shirim asher li-Shelomoh = The Song of Solomon The Song of Solomon / / Song of Songs which is Solomon's / Song of Solomon

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Title

  • Shir ha-shirim asher li-Shelomoh = The Song of Solomon

Other Title

  • The Song of Solomon /
  • Song of Songs which is Solomon's
  • Song of Solomon

Summary

  • This work is a modern artist's edition of the biblical Song of Songs, traditionally attributed to King Solomon. The Song of Songs has been interpreted in different ways, ranging from literal interpretations that focus on human love between a man and a woman to those that see it as a divine allegory of God's love for the Jewish people. This edition, by Israeli artist Tamar Messer, emphasizes the connection between the Jewish people and the Land of Israel. The text is in Hebrew and English. The original silk screen illustrations depict the flora, fauna, and landscapes of ancient Israel. The jewel-like colors and stylized imagery are reminiscent of early stained glass and reflect what the artist referred to as "the exuberant devotion" of the text. Each of the 20 illustrations is silk-screened on Arches paper, using 20-30 color plates per image. World Digital Library.

Names

  • Meser, Tamar, ill
  • Tamar Messer Gallery (Haifa, Israel)

Created / Published

  • Ḥefah : Galeryah/Sṭudyo Tamar Meser, [2001]

Headings

  • -  Bible.--Song of Solomon--Illustrations

Notes

  • -  LC copy: no. 45/50, in wooden box, signed and numbered by the artist.
  • -  Also available in digital form.
  • -  Text in Hebrew and English.

Medium

  • 40 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • BS1482 .M47 2001

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2007550988

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Meser, Tamar, Ill, and Tamar Messer Gallery. Shir ha-shirim asher li-Shelomoh = The Song of Solomon. [Ḥefah: Galeryah/Sṭudyo Tamar Meser, 2001] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2007550988/.

APA citation style:

Meser, T. & Tamar Messer Gallery. (2001) Shir ha-shirim asher li-Shelomoh = The Song of Solomon. [Ḥefah: Galeryah/Sṭudyo Tamar Meser] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007550988/.

MLA citation style:

Meser, Tamar, Ill, and Tamar Messer Gallery. Shir ha-shirim asher li-Shelomoh = The Song of Solomon. [Ḥefah: Galeryah/Sṭudyo Tamar Meser, 2001] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007550988/>.