Original Painting – Four Qul
-24carat superior quality gold leaf
– Fabriano Artisco 100% cotton, 300gsm Hot Press watercolour paper
– Gouache, watercolour and acrylic ink,
Includes Certificate of authentication
Paper size: 27cm x 27cm
Frame: Gold flat frame, Meranti wood with Gold Leaf finish
Frame size: 39cm x 39cm
Frame has minor imperfection due to gallery handling.
Four Quls in Maghrebi Kufic – Antique Style
Inspired by the 10th century illuminated Qur’an leaf, this set of four Qul is meticulously hand painted using traditional techniques and methods. Each piece of paper is first tea stained with different shades of tea to make it look old and ancient. Designs and calligraphy are then carefully hand painted with acrylic ink using a handmade squirrel hair brush. Each geometry and arabesque designs are composed from scratch using compass and ruler. They are then gilded using 24carat superior quality transfer gold leaf and patterns are filled with acrylic ink, Windsor and newton watercolour and gouache.
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