Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) A portrait of Sabiha Mehmed Ali (2)
Lot 311
Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) A portrait of Princess Sabiha Mehmet Ali (1894-1971) (2)
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,473) inc. premium
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Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) A portrait of Sabiha Mehmed Ali (2)
Lot Details
Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91)
A portrait of Princess Sabiha Mehmet Ali (1894-1971)
black ink and watercolour on paper, inscribed lower right: "Bosphore-Zerapia-le Portrait de Sabiha Mehmed Ali 3 Juillet 1946", 39.8 x 28 cm.; together with a portrait of a woman, pencil on paper
34.8 x 26 cm. (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: UK private collection; acquired directly from the artist in the mid 1970s.

    HIH Princess Rukiye Sabiha Sultan Hanim Efendi (1894-1971) was the daughter of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet VI (1861 - 1926). After a betrothal to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, she married her cousin, HIH Prince Sehzade Omer Faruk Efendi, son of Abdulmecid II, at the Yidiz Palace, Istanbul on 29th April 1920.
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