Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) Two sketchbooks and works on paper, one dated 1944(4)
Lot 312A
Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) Two sketchbooks and other works on paper, one dated 1944(8)
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 9,463) inc. premium

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Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) Two sketchbooks and works on paper, one dated 1944(4) Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) Two sketchbooks and works on paper, one dated 1944(4) Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) Two sketchbooks and works on paper, one dated 1944(4)
Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91)
Two sketchbooks and other works on paper, one dated 1944
comprising 44 works on paper in two bound volumes and one unbound, and five other works on paper, including a study of a seated woman, variously in pencil, watercolour, ink, pastel and gouache
the largest 37 x 26 cm.(8)

Footnotes

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

    The unbound collection of paintings dates to 1944, the year of Fahrelnissa Zeid's first exhibition in Istanbul. It includes images of a seascape from a boat and other coastal scenes; studies of a child; and a portrait of Fureya Koral. An inscription on the opening page mentions that the family is in Halki in the Dodecanese islands, west of Rhodes.

    The other sketchbooks include figural drawings, landscapes and two café scenes.
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