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‘The Door of Hope’
by Saad Ali

Oil on panel

Artists’s website: www.saad-ali.com

About the artist:
Saad Ali was born in Iraq and studied in Florence and Perugia. He has lived and worked in Italy, the Netherlands and France. He now lives and works in Spain.  An often used theme in his paintings is the Baab al-Faradj, the gate of Hope, an old Arabic symbol of the entrance to paradise. Most of his painting are made on old panels or doors.

About this work:
This could be a feast in Eridu, the city of Enki, the god of fresh water and wisdom who lives in the Absu, the place whence flow the waters of the earth and the wisdoms of the world.

The Door of Hope by Saad Ali