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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 39

    Abolghassem Saidi (Iranian, b. 1926)

    Septembre

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    Abolghassem Saidi (Iranian, b. 1926)
    Septembre
    signed 'SAIDI A' (lower left on left panel)
    oil on canvas, diptych
    overall 63¾ x 84½in. (162 x 212cm.)
    Painted in 1989-1990 (2)


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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.