Hebrew Art - The Judaica Art of Adam Rhine


Ani L'Dodi, v'Dodi Li - I am My Beloveds, and My Beloved is Mine
"Ani L'Dodi, v'Dodi Li"
"I am My Beloved's, and My Beloved is Mine"
Watercolor and Colored Pencil on Watercolor Paper

"Ani L'Dodi..." is the most well-known quote from "Shir HaShirim," or "The Song of Songs," written by King Solomon in the language of a beautiful, romantic declaration between a husband and wife, as an allegory for the love between the people of Israel and their Lord.

The intertwining beauty of love is captured in this painting by symmetrical designs reaching around each other, from the upper left and lower right, embracing in spirals around the poetic center. Flora surround the union as the life of the couple grows and flourishes.