A stunning lithograph by
Jerusalem artist David Yohanan, signed by the artist, created and printed in
Jerusalem. This is a biblical figure, possibly a High Priest from the ancient
Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, playing the kinor (lyre/violin) which is
one of the instruments that was used in the Temple. The verse in Hebrew next
to him comes from Psalm 149 and says, "Praise God (halleluya) with a harp
and lyre (violin)."
You'll notice the familar
symbols in David's pieces: saxophone, violin, drums, dove, the walls of the
Old City of Jerusalem, magen david (star of David), Shabbat candles, Torah scroll
with a crown, pomegrante (traditional food for Rosh Hashana), 7 species, kiddush
cup, landscapes of Jerusalem, fish (another symbol of Rosh Hashana), and a Purim
This is a wonderful addition
to any home, office or as a gift.
The piece comes signed by
the artist, matted and framed.Measures:
8 x 10 inches.
David Yohanan's work is not sold outside of Israel, this is the only place on the Internet to find his work.
David Yohanan was born in Tiberius (Tveria), Israel in 1971.
Already at an early age it was evident that he had extraordinary painting talents, and he was considered a child prodigy. At 12 years old, he participated in a national painting competition, reaped many accolades, and took First Prize. In 1987, he moved to Jerusalem and enrolled in the Betzalel School of Art, which also pursuing Judaic Studies in a yeshiva, and achieved mastery as a Scribe (Sofer Stam - Sofer Torah Umezusot).
His dual talents are evidenced in the remarkable combinations of writing and decorations on klaf (holy parchments), incorporating symbols and quotations from the Bible, and Jerusalem scapes. Examples of his artistic creations include a Megilat Esther (scroll of the Book of Esther), ktubot (wedding agreements), depictions of pitum haktoret (the Temple incense mixture) and more.
He has drawn hundreds of paintings in charcoal, aquatint, acrylic, oil and watercolors. His painting techniques include illuminations, microcaligraphy, papercuts and vitrage. The interweaving of colors and varied shapes give his paintings depth and exhibit remarkable creativity. In addition, the artist has shown great interior design talents; he designs aronot kodesh (Torah scroll arks) and Judaica art ornaments. Mr. Yohanan has recently put out a series of original and unique Calligraphy paintings.
His works of art are recognized widely in the art world, and adorn the homes of many famous people throughout the world.
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