20th Century Art / Middle East

Sotheby's
London

Date of the auction: 22.10.2019

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ABDULRAHMAN AL SOLIMAN | SAILS

ABDULRAHMAN AL SOLIMANb. 1954SaudiSAILS signed A. Soliman and dated 2001, signed in Arabicacrylic on canvas70 by 95cm.; 27½ by 37¼in

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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WILLY ARACTINGI | UNTITLED

Property from an Important Private CollectionWILLY ARACTINGI1930 - 2003LebaneseUNTITLED signed and dated W Aractingi 7/85acrylic on canvas73 by 92cm.; 28¾by 36¼in

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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SHAFIC ABBOUD | BLEUS ROMPUS (BROKEN BLUE), N°91

SHAFIC ABBOUD1926 - 2004LebaneseBLEUS ROMPUS (BROKEN BLUE), N°91 signed and dated Abboud '61oil on canvas60 by 92cm.; 23⅝ by 36¼in. The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mrs. Christine Abboud, Paris. This work will be included in the upcoming catalogue raisonée

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £28,000 - £35,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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ISMAIL FATTAH | ARTIST'S STUDIO

Property from a Distinguished Private CollectionISMAIL FATTAH1934-2004IraqiARTIST'S STUDIO signed and dated Ismael '62oil on canvas laid down on panel39.7 by 69.7cm.; 15½ by 27½in

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £28,000 - £35,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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GEORGES HANNA SABBAGH | PORTRAIT DE FEMME ORIENTAL (PORTRAIT OF AN ORIENTAL...

GEORGES HANNA SABBAGH1877 - 1951EgyptianPORTRAIT DE FEMME ORIENTAL (PORTRAIT OF AN ORIENTAL WOMAN) signed and dated G. H. Sabbagh 1929oil on board52.5 by 40.5cm.; 20½ by 15⅞in

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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FAIK HASSAN | STILL LIFE

Property from a Distinguished Private CollectionFAIK HASSAN1914 - 1992IraqiSTILL LIFE signed and dated FAIK 1941oil on panel39.3 by 37.8cm.; 15½ by 15in

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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MANOUCHER YEKTAI | UNTITLED

MANOUCHER YEKTAIb.1922AmericanUNTITLED signed and dated Yektai '61oil on canvas80 by 80cm.; 31½ by 31½in

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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REZA DERAKSHANI | HUNTING RED NO IV

REZA DERAKSHANIB. 1952IranianHUNTING RED NO IV signed, titled and dated REZA DERAKSHANI 2010; signed in Farsi; signed twice and dated 2009-2010 on the reverseoil, resin, mixed media and gold pigment on canvas190 by 215cm.; 78⅞ by 98¾in

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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SHAFIC ABBOUD | UNTITLED

SHAFIC ABBOUD1926 - 2004LebaneseUNTITLED signed Abboudoil on canvas45.1 by 32.4cm.;Executed in the late 1980s. (by Christine - she's not 100

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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SONIA BALASSANIAN | COMPOSITION 7201

SONIA BALASSANIANB. 1942IranianCOMPOSITION 7201 signed and dated Sonia '72acrylic on canvas150 by 124cm.; 59 by 48¾in

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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PAUL GUIRAGOSSIAN | CARNIVAL

PAUL GUIRAGOSSIAN1926-1993LebaneseCARNIVAL signed Paul G. oil on canvas100 by 100cm.; 39⅜ by 39⅜in.Executed in 1986

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £48,000 - £55,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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PAUL GUIRAGOSSIAN | UNTITLED

Property from an Important Private CollectionPAUL GUIRAGOSSIAN1926-1993LebaneseUNTITLED each: signed Paul G.acrylic on brown paper mounted on board, in two partseach: 148 by 115cm.; 58 1/4 by 45 1/4 in.; overall: 148 by 230cm.; 58 1/4 by 90 1/2 in.Executed in 1984

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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GEORGES GUV | UNTITLED

GEORGES GUV1918-1990ArmenianUNTITLED signed Guvmixed media on canvas65 by 54cm.; 25½ by 21¼in.Executed circa 1968

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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SETA MANOUKIAN | UNTITLED

SETA MANOUKIANB. 1945LebaneseUNTITLED signed and dated Seta Manoukian '87oil on canvas100 by 70cm.; 39⅜ by 27½in

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £10,000 - £12,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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TIMO NASSERI | GLANCE 5

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, GCCTIMO NASSERIB. 1972GermanGLANCE 5 polished stainless steel83 by 102 by 15cm.; 32¾ by 40⅛ by 5⅞in.Executed in 2010, this work is number 1 from an edition of 3, plus 1 artist's proof. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £28,000 - £35,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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YTO BARRADA | TRACES DE BALLON DE FOOTBALL (MARKS LEFT BY A FOOTBALL)

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, GCCYTO BARRADAb. 1971FrenchTRACES DE BALLON DE FOOTBALL (MARKS LEFT BY A FOOTBALL) signed, titled, dated Tanger 2002 and numbered 2/5 on a label affixed to the reverse; signed on a label affixed to the reverseC-print80 by 80cm.; 31½ by 31½in.This

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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SARA RAHBAR | FRAGMENTED

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, GCCSARA RAHBARb. 1976IranianFRAGMENTED incised with SARA RAHBAR 2014 on the reversewooden rifles, wood, steel and mixed media 53 by 117 by 17cm.; 20⅞ by 46 by 6⅝in.Executed in 2014, this work is unique

Lot #: 59

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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AYMAN YOSSRI DAYDBAN | 32 (FROM THE POSTERS SERIES) - SER AL HARIBA

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, GCCAYMAN YOSSRI DAYDBANB. 1966Palestinian32 (FROM THE POSTERS SERIES) - SER AL HARIBA cut-out vintage poster98.5 by 89cm.; 38¾ by 35in.Executed in 2018

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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MOHAMMED AL RESAYES | BEDOUIN FAMILY II

MOHAMMED AL RESAYESb. 1950SaudiBEDOUIN FAMILY II signed M. Resayes in Arabic and dated 2015; signed, titled and dated in Arabic on the reverse oil on canvas100 by 150cm.; 39⅜ by 59⅛in

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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NURI IYEM | KIRDAN KENTE GÖÇ (RURAL TO URBAN MIGRATION)

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Virginia, USANURI IYEM1915-2005TurkishKIRDAN KENTE GÖÇ (RURAL TO URBAN MIGRATION) signed N. İyem oil on canvas37.8 by 46.2cm.; 14⅞ by 18⅛in.Executed in the 1960s-1970s

Lot #: 66

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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ABDULSATTAR AL MUSSA | FISHERMEN

ABDULSATTAR AL MUSSASaudiFISHERMEN signed Al Mussa Abdul Sattar, titled, dated 1988 and numbered 4/5, signed and dated in Russian; signed and titled in Russian and dated 1988 on the reverse carving on cardboard88 by 100cm.; 34⅝ by 39⅜in

Lot #: 71

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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SHAFIK RADWAN | UNTITLED

Property for a Distinguished Private CollectionSHAFIK RADWANB. 1941PalestinianUNTITLED signed Shafik Radwan in Arabic and dated 1996 ink and mixed media on paper30 by 42cm.; 11⅞ by 16½in

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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THURAYA AL-BAQSAMI | ALEM

THURAYA AL-BAQSAMIb. 1952KuwaitiALEM signed, titled, dated 1978 and numbered 3/3, signed and titled in Arabic linocut print on paper44 by 34cm.; 17⅜ by 13⅜in

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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HAMED OWAIS | THE FIRST STEP

HAMED OWAIS1919-2011EgyptianTHE FIRST STEP signed and dated Owais 1957 in Arabic oil on canvas98.5 by 77cm.; 38⅜ by 30¼in

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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DANA AWARTANI | DODECAHEDRON WITHIN AN ICOSAHEDRON (FROM THE PLATONIC SOLID...

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, GCCDANA AWARTANIb. 1987SaudiDODECAHEDRON WITHIN AN ICOSAHEDRON (FROM THE PLATONIC SOLID DUALS SERIES) wood, copper and glass121 by 100.2 by 100.2cm.; 47⅝ by 39⅜ by 39⅜in.Executed in 2016, this work is number 3 from an edition of 3, plus 1 artist's

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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ETEL ADNAN | UNTITLED

Property from an Important Private CollectionETEL ADNANb. 1925LebaneseUNTITLED signed Adnan, signed in Arabic watercolour and ink on paper laid down on board33 by 40cm.; 13 by 15¾in.Executed in the 1970s

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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ETEL ADNAN | UNTITLED

Property from an Important Private CollectionETEL ADNANb. 1925LebaneseUNTITLED signed and dated Adnan '15watercolour and ink on paper laid down on board57 by 76cm.; 22½ by 30in.Executed in 2015

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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SEIF WANLY | UNTITLED

Property from the Private Collection of Dr. Jihad IssaSEIF WANLY1906-1979EgyptianUNTITLED signed and dated Seif '57oil on celotex59 by 72cm.; 23¼ by 28⅜in

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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SALOUA RAOUDA CHOUCAIR | RHYTHMIC COMPOSITION

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, GCCSALOUA RAOUDA CHOUCAIR1916 - 2017LebaneseRHYTHMIC COMPOSITION signed and dated Saloua Raouda 1949 on the mount gouache on paper mounted on cardboard23 by 32.5cm.; 9 by 12¾in. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019

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ALI BANISADR | STARDUST

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, LondonALI BANISADRb. 1976IranianSTARDUST signed and dated Ali BANISADR 2011oil on linen137.6 by 182.7cm.; 54¼ by 72in

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £280,000 - £350,000

Date: 22 Oct 2019