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Heritage - Houssam Mokrane

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Heritage is a stunning and visually captivating portrayal of an Algerian carpet market, a much-treasured tradition in the country. Reminiscent of oil on canvas paintings such as Jean-Léon Gerome’s The Snake Charmer, 1879, Heritage demonstrates both the grandiosity and beauty of the tradition of rug manufacturing in Northern Africa.


Bound by two scenes: men gathering in a close debate in the foreground of the work and distant workers dangling a larger-than-life carpet over the room’s internal balcony, the viewer is instantaneously captured by the motive and elegant setting, as if transported to the carpet market themselves. There is a sense of lively action, debate and motion which brings the work, and its viewers, together.


Houssam Mokrane is an illustrator from Algeria, currently based in Paris, France. He is dedicated to the old traditions of illustrative art, and his artworks weave motifs from his Algerian heritage through a self-described ‘PopCulture style.’

Each artwork is made available in one size only that is specifically chosen by our in-house art curators based on the most ideal dimensions for the artistic creation on display.


The current artworks' size is:

36x28" / 91.4x71.1cm



Comes in our framed canvas which is a 38mm stretched canvas within a traditional picture frame. The simple addition of a high quality wooden picture frame creates a completely new form of wall art; quite distinct to any other form and is sure to create a timeless piece on your wall.


The thin frame sits approximately 5mm from the edge of the canvas helping create a floating border.


Substrate Weight: 400gsm

Frame Colour: Black

Paper Type: Fine Art Canvas

Glaze: Gloss Varnish

Wrap: Black

Frame Type: Float Frame, 38mm Standard Stretcher Bar

Edge: 38mm


Shipped assembled & ready to hang.


Please allow 9-12 days for your order to arrive.

In order to understand why the shipping time may seem long, let us explain our process.

We only sell exclusive, limited edition and hand selected artworks which are developed, printed and framed on a floating canvas paper to a professional standard. We spare no expense in the crafting of artworks so that they are high-quality, archival grade timeless editions to a collection of any size. Our printing supply chain works with world-renowned museums all around the world.

For more information on our printing process, read our Quality page.