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Oil painting of former Qatar Emir sold for $275,000

The painting was auctioned in Doha

Oil painting of former Qatar Emir sold for $275,000

An oil painting of former Qatari Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, was auctioned for roughly $275,000 (QR 1 million) in Qatar.

The artwork was exhibited during the inauguration of Tarteeb company.

The buyer of the painting, Saeed Al Marri, said the artwork of the Prince is “priceless.”

He told Doha-based newspaper Al-Sharq that he decided to take part in the auction to obtain the “precious” artwork at any cost.

The painter of the work was no identified.

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