Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-91) Misir Carsisi, The Egyptian Bazaar, Istanbul
ink on paper 41.5 x 52 cm.
Provenance: private UK collection; acquired directly from the artist in the mid 1970s.
A similar ink drawing was included in Fahrelnissa's first solo exhibition at the Ralli Apartment, Nisantasi in Istanbul in April 1945 (Fahrunissa Zeid. Resim Sergisi Katalogu, 14 Nisandan (April) 28 Nisana Kadar 1945, no. 97; see illustration).