Prague Menorah. Artist: David Fisher. Laser-Cut Paper
Paper Size: 11" X 13.11" / 27.9 cm X 33.3 cm
Cutting Size: 4.72" X 6.81" / 12 cm X 17.3 cm
Ready for framing, this stunning work of art will draw gasps of wonder from all who behold it! It is an original design by Jerusalem artist David Fisher. Inspired by ancient Hebrew manuscripts, the design formed in the paper by laser cutting is an unbelievably ornate seven-branched menorah and Star of David evoking Easter European Jewish design fromn past centuries.
At the bottom is the timeless verse from King David's wisdom, Im eshkachech Yerushalayim, tishkach yemini ("If I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget itself.") (Psalms 137:5).
The design is surrounded by a colorful floral border.
Please note: this piece is not framed but is available framed for an additional price.
David Fisher, born in Jerusalem, is an Israeli graphic designer who has revived the traditional Jewish art form of paper cutting, that goes back to at least the Middle Ages, through utilizing a modern laser cut technology. Together with his expertise in Hebrew typography, the technique of arranging and designing text, these acclaimed works of art are a beautiful portrayal of Jewish blessings, prayers, symbols and decorative motifs.