Iranian Artist

Jafar Petgar (1920-2005) | Genre painter

Jafar Petgar ( 1920-2005 ) was one of the most influential Iranian Old Masters. His work, a dozen at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, shows this gifted artist achieved the mastery of his craft at an early age ( see his painting of his mother while he was only 17) . Taking the Verism ( a form of realism ) in picturing the life, he brought painting to the poor section of the society.

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