Fahrelnissa Zeid (Turkish, 1901-1991) Ancient Figures
gouache, ink and pencil on paper 47.6 x 63 cm.
Provenance: UK private collection; acquired directly from the artist in the mid 1970s.
Exhibited: Fahrelnissa's first private exhibition in Ralli Apartment in Nisantasi, Istanbul, 14th and 24th April 1945.
Published: Ileri, Cem (Ed.) et al, Fahrelnissa & Nejad. Two Generations of the Rainbow, exhibition catalogue, Istanbul Modern, 2006, p. 277. This painting appears in a black and white photo with the artist standing to the side (see illustration).