FARAJ ABBO AL NUMAN
1921 - 1984
signed indistinctly and dated 1960 in Arabic; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
oil on canvas mounted on board
65.6 by 81cm.; 25¾ by 32in.
This work is in good condition. There is surface undulation on top right, extreme centre right edge and bottom right created possibly during the mounting on board. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light.
The catalogue illustration is very accurate.
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Private Collection, Belgium (acquired by the present owner circa 2013)