The Veil (2017)

The Veil (2017)


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Inspired by the veil. Islamic painting on canvas by Saleha Contractor from the 2017 collection. All original pieces are unique & will not be recreated. Ships from Toronto, Canada.

Modern Arabic reads: Allah

The Story: This piece depicts the journey of life. Each soul enters a world of uncertainty. The only constant is Allah. Our paths are never clear or easy. Each person shall endure trials and tribulations. Success truly lies in our submission to the Almighty. 

The silhouettes and layers symbolize the veils which are present between us and Allah SWT on the day of judgement. The glistening gold calligraphy represents noor of Allah SWT, as will be witnessed by those entering Jannah . May we be amongst them. 

Size: 36 by 48 inches

Medium: Acrylic & gold leaf. Painted canvas is wrapped around a 2 inch thick wooden frame. Ready to hang. 

Shipping: Painting will be wrapped securely & shipped via tracked service within 3 weeks following purchase. Shipping times vary between 5-10 business days. Fee to ship to Canada, US & UK: $199 CAD. 

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  1. No major editing has been done to these images. Paintings are almost exactly as seen here however, lighting does affect the look of the painting. Gold/Silver leaf and certain textures display differently in daylight and in rooms with pot lights. Each room setting brings out a different personality in the painting.
  2. Props were used to create an interior setting for the art and are not included with the purchase of the painting
  3. All artwork by Saleha Art is subject to copyright and any reproduction or printing of this work is against the law. Do not print, photograph, resell, save, replicate, share or modify without my written permission and link to my website.