This fine art print on fine art quality heavy paper with a surface matt finish like watercolour paper (Hahnemühle German etching paper), is taken from an original watercolour.


PRINT size is 40x39cm, with a 3 cm white border.


About the Work

The Arab mosque in Karaköy (old Istanbul) resembles some a church building. Its complex history started with an early invading Islamic army from the mists of Byzantine history which was then replaced by a church and then switched back to being a mosque. The surrounding craftsmen and porters file in to pray namaz. Before entering to pray it appears that they put out their cigarettes around this particular drain cover...

Cigarette ends