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Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art / Nahid Raza (Pakistani, B. 1947) Untitled (Chowkandi series)

The Collection of Orooj Ahmed Ali
Lot 45
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Nahid Raza
(Pakistani, B. 1947)
Untitled (Chowkandi series)
24 May 2022, 13:00 BST
London, New Bond Street

Sold for £446.25 inc. premium

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Nahid Raza (Pakistani, B. 1947)

Untitled (Chowkandi series)
signed and dated '92 lower left
mixed media on paper
31.2 x 51.4cm (12 5/16 x 20 1/4in).

Footnotes

Provenance
The Collection of Mr & Mrs Irfan Hussain; Mr Hussain was the Director of the Arts Council in Karachi;
Acquired by the vendor from the above.

Raza is a feminist painter, whose works have focussed on issues pertaining to women's rights. She is known for her 'Woman' and 'Chowkandi Tombs' series, and the present lot is an example of the latter. Four works from the Chowkandi Tomb series form part of the Bradford Museums and Galleries collection. Raza received the President's Pride of Performance Award in 2007 in recognition for her contribution to the arts.

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