Medium: Genuine hand-ground pigments including malachite, Lapis Lazuli and Azurite, hand-made pigments, genuine palladium shell gold.
Size: 290 mm x 220 mm

Come to the Jasmine

"If paradise be on this earth, Damascus it is and none but she. She is the paradise of the Orient... the seal of Islamic lands and the bride of the cities'" - Ibn Battura.....

This test piece of Damascus gardens surrounding the river Barada, was inspired by this quote and that of other early European explorers who came to Syria.