A Saddle and a Book – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

A Saddle and a Book – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
2002

Size
70×100 cm (27.6"×39.4")

Materials
acrylic, gouache and ink on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

The most precious place in the world is a horse's saddle and the best companion is a book.
—Al-Mutanabbi

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

أعزّ مكان في الدّنى سرج سابح وخير جليس في الزّمان كتاب.
—المتنبي