Lion's Teeth – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Lion's Teeth – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
2005

Size
70×100 cm (27.6"×39.4")

Materials
gouache and ink on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

If you see the lion baring its teeth, do not think the lion is smiling.
—Al-Mutanabbi

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

إذا رأيت نيوب اللّيث بارزة، فلا تظُنّن أن اللّيث يبتسم.
—المتنبي