Fahrelnissa Zeid (1919-91) A group of 10 portraits (1)
Lot 316
Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) A group of nine portraits, including Sirin Devrim and Maurice Collis (9)
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,555) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91)
A group of nine portraits, including Sirin Devrim and Maurice Collis
mixed media, one signed and dated 1940, and another signed, one with a print of a Turkish bath scene verso
the largest 38.8 x 27.6 cm(9)

Footnotes

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

    Sirin Devrim Trainer (1926-2011) was the daughter of Fahrelnissa and the novelist Izzet Melih Devrim. She was a well-known actor of the Turkish stage and a professor at Carnegie Hall in New York.

    Maurice Collis was a writer and art critic, who wrote a number of articles on Fahrelnissa.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note Shirin Devrim was Professor at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) not Carnegie Hall as stated in the text.
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