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    Sale 7477

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    31 October 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 100

    ELIE KANAAN (LEBANESE, B. 1926)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    ELIE KANAAN (LEBANESE, B. 1926)
    Untitled
    signed 'E.S. KANAAN' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    51¼ x 76¾in. (130 x 195cm.)


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    Elie Kanaan's atmospheric brand of abstract painting is based on nature. His more recent work was inspired by the meditative qualities of the Lebanese mountains. Within his compositions he moves between the nebulous and the solid, his colours alternately emphasizing light and form. Kanaan's paintings often convey within a single canvas several contradictory emotions, but they remain essentially uplifting in mood.

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    Please note this lot may not be subjected to the 5 Importation Duty if purchased by a UAE resident.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, UAE