Half-Moon

moorish architecture half moon marrakesh fine art photography by yaopey

This is a limited edition artwork. Please click the button above to enquire.

FROM THE ARTIST

Elaborated geometrics, wooden arabesque motif, and stucco - these are some of the characteristics of Moorish architecture that flourished in North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula during the 15th century. The distinct architectural style is a fusion of Berber, pre-Islamic Iberian, and the Middle East Islamic culture. The most common constructive element in Moorish architecture is the horseshoe arch. Designs are often symmetrical and introverted where the elaborated interiors are only meant to be seen behind closed doors.

This photograph was created in Bahia Palace in Marrakesh during late morning. The sunlight was bright enough to adequately illuminate the beautiful decor of this entrance under the shade. Here you can appreciate several features of aforementioned Moorish architecture, including intricate arabesque motifs and beautifully decorated arch. The outer arch resembles a crescent moon, which is also an important symbol in Islam. Lastly, how the sun partially lit the wooden door created half an arch or crescent, depending on your interpretation, which adds interestingness to the photograph.

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

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  • All artworks are ready to hang with bespoke framing and anti-reflective glazing.
  • Studio and Gallery sizes are available in either window mount or box frame. Master is in box frame only.
  • Printed on a professional museum quality archival acid and lignin-free paper with an expanded color gamut, natural contrast, and high ink load.
  • The artwork has a smooth and matt finish with a defined, yet subtle, textured surface that enhances the artwork without being distracting.
  • Lifetime guaranteed against color fading.
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HALF-MOON IS A LIMITED EDITION PRINT


Size in Inches

Price (£)

Edition

Studio

24 x 16

£970

20

Gallery

36 x 24

£1400

15

Master

45 x 32

£1980

10

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WARRANTIES

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    Each artwork is bespokely framed. You can choose the color and the type of frame depending on the size of the artwork.
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    Each artwork is printed on museum-quality, acid-free paper with archival ink and is guaranteed to be fade resistant for 99+ years.
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    All frames are bespoke. Artworks presented in window mount are matted with window mats and bevel-cut. Artworks presented in box frame are mounted to a backing board.
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    Each artwork is sold as a limited edition. It is therefore numbered, personally signed by me, and comes with a certificate of authenticity to guarantee the value of your investment.
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    I can personalize your artwork so that it is unique to you.
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    I can personally deliver your artwork to you within 50 miles from Manchester on a case by case basis.
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    I will personally explain to you where your artwork was taken, at what time of the year, and how it was created. I will also explain to you the story behind and why I chose to create it that way. This will make your artwork much more enjoyable when you share this knowledge with your friends and family.
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    You will receive a copy of my biography and artist statement.
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    In the event the artwork suffers any damage during transit despite all the care taken while packing and shipping your order, I will ship you a replacement at no additional cost.
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