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Auction Preview: Dubai: Post War and Contemporary Art at Christie's, Dubai, Mar 22

"Une vie singulière" - Shafic Abboud (Lebanese, 1926-2004); signed 'Abboud' (lower right of the right-most panel), oil on canvas, in three parts. Painted in 1969 (3). Measured at each: 78 2/3 x 38 1/8in. (200 x 96.7cm.), overall: 78 2/3 x 114 1/8in. (200 x 290cm.). Estimated Price: USD 220,000 - USD 280,000
(Courtesy - Christie's)

What: Dubai: Post War and Contemporary Art

Where: Christie's, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Godolphin Ballroom, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

When: Mar 22, 7:00 PM

Public Viewing: 19 Mar, 7pm - 10pm / 20 Mar, 10am - 8pm / 21 Mar, 10am - 8pm / 22 Mar, 10am - 1:30pm

Post War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s will focus on the distinct art form of Dubai, which is rich in detail, dynamic in style, filled with spontaneity of its culture! All the 79 lots at the sale has something unique in them, which makes them the most sought after by collectors.

Top Lots of the Sale:

- "Une vie singulière" - Shafic Abboud (Lebanese, 1926-2004); signed 'Abboud' (lower right of the right-most panel), oil on canvas, in three parts. Painted in 1969 (3). Measured at each: 78 2/3 x 38 1/8in. (200 x 96.7cm.), overall: 78 2/3 x 114 1/8in. (200 x 290cm.). Estimated Price: USD 220,000 - USD 280,000

- "Portrait of ClareMaria” Fahr El-Nissa Zeid (Turkish-Jordanian, 1900-1991); signed in Arabic (upper left), oil on canvas. Painted circa early 1980s. Measured at 521/3 x 39in. (133 x 99.5cm.). Estimated Price: USD 200,000 - USD 250,000

- "Untitled" (from the Abstract series) - Sohrab Sepehri (Iranian, 1928-1980); signed in Farsi with the artist’s monogram (lower left), oil on canvas. Painted circa early 1970s. Measured at 38 1/8 x 51 1/8in. (97 x 130cm.). Estimated Price: USD 150,000 - USD 200,000

- "Nouveau Mexique" - Charles-Hossein Zenderoudi (French, born in Iran, 1937); signed and dated ‘Zenderoudi 1990’ (lower left); signed, titled, dated and inscribed ‘Charles-Hossein Zenderoudi 1990 «Nouveau Mexique»' (on the reverse); acrylic and mixed media on canvas. Painted in 1990. Measured at 822/3 x 541/2in. (210 x 138cm.). Estimated Price: USD 150,000 - USD 200,000

- "The Wall and the Heech" - Parviz Tanavoli (Iranian, b. 1937); signed, dated and numbered ‘Parviz, 08, 4/5’ (on the base) bronze. Executed in 2008, this work is numbered four from an edition of five. Measured at 19in. (48cm.). Estimated Price: USD 150,000 - USD 200,000

- "Andam" - Charles-Hossein Zenderoudi (French, born in Iran 1937); signed and dated ‘Zenderoudi 72’ (lower left), acrylic on canvas. Painted in 1972. Measured at 51¼ x 38 3/8in. (130.2 x 97.5cm.). Estimated Price: USD 120,000 - USD 180,000

- "Le Jeu est fini (Game is Over)" - Farhad Mohsiri (Iranian, b. 1963); signed, titled and dated ‘Game is over Farhad Moshiri 2003’ and signed, titled and dated in Farsi (on the reverse), oil and acrylic on canvas. Painted in 2003. Measured at 71¼ x 53½ in. (181 x 136cm.). Estimated Price: USD 120,000 - USD 180,000

- "Untitled" (Tree Trunk) - Sohrab Sepehri (Iranian, 1928-1980); signed in Farsi with the artist's monogram (lower left), oil on canvas. Painted in 1970. Measured at 31 1/3 x 23 3/8in. (79.8 x 59.5cm.). Estimated Price: USD 100,000 - USD 150,000

- "Married Couple" - Abdul Hadi El-Gazzar (Egyptian, 1925 - 1966); signed and dated ‘Elgazzar 3/61’ (lower right), oil on board. Painted in 1961. Measured at 133/4 x 10in. (33.8 x 25.4cm.). Estimated Price: USD 100,000 - USD 150,000

- "Al Khutwa Al Oula ('The First Step')" - Hamed Ewais (Egyptian, 1919-2011); signed and dated in Arabic (lower right), oil on canvas. Painted in 1957. Measured at 51¼ x 39 3/8in. (130 x 100cm.) Estimated Price: USD 100,000 - USD 150,000

- "La Départ du Portefaix" - Paul Guiragossian (Lebanese, 1926-1993); signed 'Paul.G.' (lower left), oil on canvas; Painted circa 1985. Measured at 43 1/8 x 27 1/8in. (109.5 x 69cm.). Estimated Price: USD 100,000 - USD 150,000

- "Dream 26" - Safwan Dahoul (b. 1961); acrylic on canvas. Painted in 2010. Measured at 62 7/8 x 59in. (160 x 150cm.). Estimated Price: USD 100,000 - USD 150,000

- "Budapest, the Express between Budapest and Istanbul" - Fahr El-Nissa Zeid (Turkish/Jordanian, 1900-1991); signed and inscribed 'Fahrel Nissa Zeid’ and inscribed in Turkish (on the stretcher); titled, inscribed illegibly, numbered and certified by Raad bin Zeid Al-Hussein 'Budapest Turkish N°2 ' (on the reverse), oil on canvas. Painted in 1943. Measured at 21½ x 18 1/3in. (54.5 x 46.5cm.). Estimated Price: USD 80,000 - USD 120,000

- "Winter Day Turkish N’1" - Fahr El-Nissa Zeid (Turkish/Jordanian, 1900-1991); signed and inscribed 'Fahrel Nissa Zeid’; inscribed in Turkish (on the stretcher); titled, numbered and inscribed “A winter Turkish N’1”, oil on canvas. Painted in 1944. Measured at 21½ x 18 1/3in. (54.5 x 46.5cm.). Estimated Price: USD 80,000 - USD 120,000

- "Premiers Gestes" - Shafic Abboud (Lebanese, 1926-2004); signed and dated ‘Abboud 92’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated, ‘Abboud 92 “Premiers Gestes” Réalités Nouvelles 92’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas. Painted in 1992. Measured at 52 x 56¾in. (132 x 144cm.). Estimated Price: USD 80,000 - USD 120,000

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