31st Mar, 2022 11:00

Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern and African Art

 
  Lot 27
 

KHADEIR AL SHAKARJI (IRAQI 1937-2006)

KHADEIR AL SHAKARJI (IRAQI 1937-2006)
In the Village
1989
signed and dated Khadeir Al Shakarji 89 (lower right); inscribed Khadeir Al Shakarji / In the Village / 1989 / The cost 500 dinar (on the reverse)
oil on canvas, framed
59 x 69.5 cm (23 1/4 x 27 1/3 in)

Born in 1937, Khadeir Al Shakarji studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Baghdad, and later on went on to teach there. Shakarji deals with themes related to Iraqi folklore, and scenes of local life. He was particularly interested in depicting women, as they symbolised humanity and fertility.



Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000

 

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