The Stallion

40 x 32 cm – £ 1,300

This horse is written in Arabic calligraphy. This is from a famous Arabic poem by Abu Al-Tayeb Al-Mutanabi, “The Stallion, the Night and the Land, all know me”. The words used from the poem, translated to:

“The stallion and the night and the land all know me ***
and the sword and spear and paper and pen

I am the one whose literature was seen by the blind ***
and heard by those who are deaf

Whenever you see the lion’s fang are showing ***
Do not think that this lion is smiling

I have met him while the Indian swords where sheath ***
and I’ve looked at him and the swords were blooded

You were substituted by the by one who is filled with fear and it was created ***
for you admiration that was not even made for animals”

Adding light shows the speedy movement of a horse, with its graceful motion.

All art pieces are made from reclaimed wood signifying rebirth and the possibility for hope in the future. The wood used in this piece is British pine wood reclaimed from a kitchen in the UK.

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