Prophet Solomon and the phoenix’s agreement is witnessed by members of his court. The two yogis in the foreground represent the assembled jinns. Untitled tale of Solomon and the Phoenix from the Tipu Library. British Library, IO Islamic 1255, f. 2v.
https://flic.kr/p/QMGwQ | Untitled | from: www.irantour.org/Iran/mosque/Imam Mosque Semnan.html Imam Mosque (Masjid-e Jam 'e Abbasi), also called Masjid-e Shah (Royal Mosque) before the victory of Islamic Revolution, is one of the finest and the most stunning buildings in the world. The Mosque, begun in 1612 during the reign of Shah Abbas I and, despite the Shah's impatience, under construction until 1638 represents the culmination of a thousand years of mosque building and a magnificent…
Collage: Textile and Fabric on Soft (Yarn, Cotton, Fabric). Size: 19.7 H x 19.7 W x 3.9 in The perfect geometry behind Islamic art and patterns were the main inspiration for the creation of this series.
Farouq Molloy, born Sean Molloy in 1957 in Plymouth, is a British "outsider" artist. He initially drew on graph paper with a black biro, then began working with colours. His patterned drawings incorporate "Islamic and North African decorative elements", reflecting his conversion to Islam in the early 1990s.