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‘Dying Lion’
by Sanaa El-Rawi

Oil on canvas


About the artist:
Sanaa Salman Malik El-Rawi is an Arabian Iraqi artist, born in Baghdad and now living and working in Syria. She graduated from the College of Administration & Economics at Baghdad University and also has a degree in Plastic Arts from the College of Fine Arts at Baghdad University. She has also worked in interior design and jewellery design.

About this work:
The lion and palm are borrowed from the Nineveh palace reliefs carved for King Ashurbanipal and King Sennacherib in the 7th century BCE during the final years of the great Assyrian empire.

'Dying Lion' by Sanaa El-Rawi