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Queen of Sheba by Jozef-Szekeres Queen of Sheba by Jozef-Szekeres
The Queen of Sheba lounges with her family of large cats. She is Queen over the King of the beasts, and protected by his female. The cub is given the wide leash to be irreverent and childish as he chews on one of the Queens golden bangles. Her wealth is such that she can loose such a treasure without a second thought if it makes her cub happy. She lounges on a red weaved heavy material with patterns of camels on it that represent her power in her trade and travels. She has large lotus blossoms nearby, one of which she took to King Solomon to test his famed wisdom.


Art by Jozef Szekeres, Copyright belongs to Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Limited.
Used with Permission.
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Given 2006-07-11
The Queen of Sheba definately seems to live up to her title by radiating power and sexuality in ~Elf-Fin's well rendered and very detailed piece... and who couldn't fall in love with that hungry little cub? ( Suggested by hottgermanchick and Featured by Thunderstatement )

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rosavin Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014
Gourgeous!
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so very much.
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driftas Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014
Oh wow this is god work here ..yeah i use 'god'
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so much.
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Moonlessnite Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
I love this artwork showing how close the queen is to animals. You can see the animal in her and the human in these animals.
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much. I guess they all share regal pride. ;-)
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goodfebruarian Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
Dat Cub : Om Nom Nom Nom
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Totally. ;-)
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:iconfemfantasy:
FemFantasy Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this so much! :D
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Aww thank you.
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:iconfemfantasy:
FemFantasy Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this so much~! LOL
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Ok, I admit... Me too... hehehe
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matthewbroderick93 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013
WHITEYYYYYYY
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:iconmissnasa:
missNASA Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Student Interface Designer
i like the lion =3
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks.
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:iconmissnasa:
missNASA Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Student Interface Designer
u wellcome
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atomiccatz Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012
The level of detail in this piece is astounding! The shading, the composition, everything blends so beautifully together, almost as beautiful as Sheba herself. Great job on getting a DD! You DEFINATLY deserved it on this masterpiece. :love: :clap:
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Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Oh wow, thanks so very much.
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atomiccatz Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
No problem, keep up the great work. :hug:
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erarosaimmortal21 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012
This is just breathtaking. It is such a beautiful art piece, you have such talent. I really like the description, she looks like a true Queen of Sheba indeed. =D
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so much.
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:iconerarosaimmortal21:
erarosaimmortal21 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
You're welcome.:)
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:iconningishzidda:
ningishzidda Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Professional General Artist
She was black according to everything I've heard anthropologists say...
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
We obviously sourced different reference.
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:iconingodzhandz:
InGodzHandz Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Professional Photographer
I wonder what she was like in real life.
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Like a Queen, I suspect.
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bellanova47 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
Can I use this pic for my fb cover photo?
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I'm sorry, but no.

However, you are welcome to Tag it from my own Facebook page.
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InGodzHandz Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Professional Photographer
Well, yeah, duh!
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
There is a recent series that I've watched that has an episode devoted to The Queen of Sheba. Look it up, you might get more information on who she was, and how she was, as a queen.

BBC. In Search of Myths and Heroes.
1of4.The Queen of Sheba
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InGodzHandz Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Professional Photographer
I watched it earlier this week. I thought it was good. Do you really believe all that stuff about being Solomon's lover though? I know he was a womanizer, but it's not in the Bible.
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MyMercifulAzrael Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Great picture! :) Always liked the story of her and Solomon.
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you. Me too.
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OlenKukka Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
whoa... That's a lot of grapes :o
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
The Queen is HUNGRY. ;-)
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:iconcreolefleur:
CreoleFleur Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The Queen of Sheba was Ethiopian!! She was NOT white!!!
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
That's great, that you know for sure.
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CreoleFleur Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It is great, reading does a lot for people.
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
That's great too. Read this... I worked from a brief laid out by the company who paid for the work.
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DeLipurity Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
It's so opulent and beautiful!
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you.
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DeLipurity Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
You're welcome!
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goldenlion1997 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012  Student Writer
OMG I so love this piece!
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Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you.
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AuthoressofAwesome Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The level of detail here is stunning. I especially love the loin cub chewing on that bracelet.
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so much.
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HOOREIN Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012
i love her jewels !
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:iconjozef-szekeres:
Jozef-Szekeres Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
So does her Cub. ;-)
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