Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel
31 October 2007
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, FRANCE
CHAFIC ABBOUD, (LEBANESE, 1926-2004)
Image de Juillet
signed 'Abboud' (lower right); signed and titled 'ABBOUD, image de juillet no. II' (on the reverse)
oil and pastel crayon on canvas
51 x 76¾in. (130 x 195cm.)
Painted in 1966
FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, FRANCE
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Shafic Abboud, Paris 2006, (illustrated in colour p. 78).
Paris, Institut du Monde Arabe, Le regard des peintres, 200 ans de peinture libanaise, 1989.
Paris, Galerie Claude Lemand, "Hommage à Chafic Abboud", 2005.
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