Collection Number 82
Title Nabi Sulaiman dan Binatang Darat/Prophet Solomon and the Animals of the Land
Time 1990 Circa
Time Acquisition 1995
Place Solo, Central Java, Indonesia
Place of Acquisition Taman Hiburan Rakyat, Solo, Central Java, Indonesia
Name Painter (Place and Year of Birth-Death) Unknown
Size 55cm x 45cm
Category (Sub-Category) Islam
Current Location Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) Permanent Exhibition “Indonesian Glass Paintings: The Collection of O‘ong Maryono and Rosalia Sciortino” Link: tranh-kinh-indonesia-en-us/
Description Nabi Sulaiman (Prophet Solomon) was a son of Prophet David renown for his wisdom and its special powers. Among his spiritual gifts, he was able to ‘hear’ the voices of the animals and communicate with them. This painting is usually in pair with a similar one in which Nabi Sulaiman talks to the animals of the sea.