Premier of the Interim Government of Algeria 1958-1961
17" x 24", oil on masonite
The cover was probably commissioned when Ferhat Abbas quarreled with radical members of the new Algerian Government and was put under house arrest in 1964.
External links (open in a new window):
Wikipedia entry for Ferhat Abbas
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