Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) Emin Efendi Lokantasi
oil on canvas, signed lower right, and inscribed verso: "Emin Efendi Lokantasi", framed 66 x 122 cm.
Provenance: UK private collection; acquired directly from the artist in the mid 1970s.
Two works relating to Emin Efendi Lokantasi appear in the catalogue of Fahrelnissa Zeid's first solo exhibition at the Ralli Apartment, Nistantasi in Istanbul, April 1946 (Fahrunissa Zeid, Resim Sergisi Katalogu, 14 Nisandan 28 Nisana Kadar 1945, nos. 31 and 134). It is possible that the two listed works are lots 330 and 331 in the present sale.