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    Sale 7477

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    31 October 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 112

    ABOLGHASSEM SAIDI (IRANIAN, B. 1926)

    Printemps

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    ABOLGHASSEM SAIDI (IRANIAN, B. 1926)
    Printemps
    signed 'Saidi.A.' (lower left on the right panel)
    oil on canvas, diptych
    Overall 57 x 79½in. (145 x 202cm.)
    Painted in 1987


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    Abolghassem Saidi is best known for his paintings of trees and still lifes. In his images of trees, he concentrates on the branches, leaves and blossoms. His still lifes are highly composed, and focus on flowers and vases. His treatment of both these themes is highly contemplative and the subject seems suspended in time.