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By Nami Petgar
May 12, 2003
The Iranian

Nami Petgar was born in Tehran in 1945. Initially, his paintings followed the realistic traditions of his father, and master, Ali Asghar Petgar. In 1965, he established his own painting and drawing academy in Tehran. Since 1979, his figurative works have diverted towards symbolic expressions along oriental and lyrical moods.

These paintings were first featured on Elahe Gallery's website, where they can be purchased.

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