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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 6

    Naseer Chaura (Syrian, 1920-1992)

    Landscape

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    Naseer Chaura (Syrian, 1920-1992)
    Landscape
    signed and dated 'N. CHAURA 1986' and signed in Arabic (lower right); signed and dated 'N. CHAURA 1986' and again in Arabic (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    30 5/8 x 39 3/8in. (80.5 x 100cm.)
    Painted in 1986


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    This is a very unusual painting by Naseer Chaura, unlike his other abstracted landscapes where the vegetal forms enclose fine lines within the same tones of colours. This style of this has echoes of two of his previous periods, both his pure abstract style of the 1960s and his earlier more literal impressionistic style.