Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Homage to Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Lessing Star of David israeli-artPicture of work of art with Star of David is courtesy of Amos Plaut.
Title: Homage to Gotthold Ephraim Lessing [1729- 1781]
280/200 cm
Acrylic on canvas
Lessing wrote Nathan the Wise (Nathan der Weise) about religions  tolerance. 
Copyright: Amos Plaut 2007
Amos wrote to me that the title of the work is Big Triptych and it adds to the irony:
Nathan the Wise tells the king that there's no real difference between religions, they all have the same value...

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