Hujre Shah Muqeem - Folk Poetry

Private art collection - 2018

 

 

Illustration done for a private collector, based on the Punjabi folk poem 'Hujre Shah Muqeem'. The poem depicts a woman's prayer for her beloved to return to her. Inspired by the old school Urdu digest or magazine covers, this visual represents the first stanza of the poem. This poetry has also been sung by Pakistani folk artist Alam Lohar in the early 90s.

 

Limited edition print

40 x 18 inches

Year 2018