- Simeon Solomon 1840–1905
- Wood engraving on paper
- Image: 165 × 121 mm
- Presented by Gilbert Dalziel 1924
In this illustration to Psalm 60, a priestess worships while playing a harp. She is clearly absorbed in her own thoughts as she plucks the strings of the instrument. Simeon Solomon had a Jewish upbringing and produced many illustrations of Hebraic life and ritual for popular magazines such as Leisure Hour and Jews in England. He made a total of twenty designs for the Bible Gallery, of which only six were published in the first edition; the rest appeared in 1894.
Gallery label, August 2021
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