Mosque Domes Interior Architecture – Cairo Art Prints

Starting At $23

Shop For Prints Here

  • Life is too short for bare and boring walls! Surround yourself with beautiful art you love!
  • Your art print is available as ready to hang wall art or prepared ready to frame locally.
  • Each print is custom-made to your order and shipped directly to you within a few business days.
  • Greeting cards and more may be available - click the orange button above to view more details.
  • Did I miss something you need to know? Just ask!

About This Print

I will never forget coming inside the historic Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha in Cairo. As soon as my eyes adjusted to the relative darkness inside, the first thing I saw was the interior of those amazing mosque domes. They were, of course, beautiful on the outside, but they were absolutely mesmerizing on the inside.

This mosque print captures the feeling I felt after I came in and gazed up at those elaborate mosque domes. There was a real sense of wonder and the exotic as I looked upon that classic Ottoman architecture. Islamic religious art has historically proscribed depictions of people. This tradition explains the rich geometric decoration of this historic mosque. To western eyes used to religious art illustrating scenes and figures from their texts on architecture of this vintage, the absence on these old mosque domes is noticeable.

Yet that was the difference that most captured my imagination as my eyes raised up to the mosque domes inside the historic Alabaster mosque. There’s something almost celestial about the geometry about the decorations. Don’t you think? In the sum of things, I really think there’s a heavenly characteristic in geometry as much as stirring images of saintly people.

Have you ever visited the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha in the old citadel overlooking Cairo? Or does the soaring architecture of these old mosque domes speak to you as it did me? I hope you might take a few minutes to share what you find most striking about this Cairo print?

Comments

There are no comments yet.

Be the first to leave your thoughts about this artwork!

Mark Tisdale - Georgia Artist

I'm a Georgia artist who fashions myself as a creative geek!

My journey as an artist started with a love of travel which has changed my life in ways I never would have imagined. I feel quite fortunate to have found creative outlets that I love. I have been working as an artist for over a decade and I have supported myself as a full time artist for seven years and counting.

If you have any questions about my work, please don't hesitate to ask them.