About the artist:
Sanaa El-Rawi was born in Baghdad. She graduated from the College of
Administration and Economics at Baghdad University, and received a
Bachelor of Painting from the College of Fine Arts at Baghdad University
in 2002. Since 2006 she has lived and worked in Damascus where she works
as an interior designer, jewellery designer and artist.
About this work:
The Dying Lioness has a sense of drama and great power of observation,
coupled with equal skill in execution. In Mesopotamia, he hunting of
lions was a meritorious activity and symbol of royal prowess.