• International Modern & Contemp auction at Christies

    Sale 7804

    International Modern & Contemporary Art

    27 October 2009, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 148

    Chafic Abboud (Lebanese, 1926-2003)

    Le Roi et la Reine de Café

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    Chafic Abboud (Lebanese, 1926-2003)
    Le Roi et la Reine de Café
    signed and dated 'Abboud 78' (lower right); titled and inscribed 'Le roi et la reine de caf 80 x 80 cm.' (twice on the reverse)
    oil on canvas, diptych
    each 31½ x 31½in. (80 x 80 cm.); overall 31½ x 63in. (80 x 160 cm.)
    Painted in 1978 (2)


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