19 March 2014
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
Dia Al-Azzawi (Iraqi, b. 1939)
Roumouz Shaa'biya (Folkloric Symbols)
signed and dated in Arabic (centre right); signed, titled and dated in Arabic, signed and dated 'Dhia Al-Azzawi 1964' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
32 7/8 x 28in. (83.5 x 71cm.)
Painted in 1964
Private Collection, Lebanon.
Acquired from the above and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Dia Azzawi, exh. cat., Paris, Institut du Monde Arabe, 2001-2002 (illustrated in colour, p. 57).
Baghdad, Al-Wasiti Gallery, Exhibition of Iraqi Art, 1965, no. 20.
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