The intense use of impasto, and fusion between figure and abstraction, makes the picture indefinable and elusive, changing shape, always running away, and at the same time, malleable and untamable like the desire hinted in the gaze of the Tzadik on the day of his passing. When Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai revealed Torah secrets of higher realms, some of his disciples were consumed by the flame, but a continual and indestructible chain descended as fire into the mundane.