Fereydoun Ave (Iran, born 1945) The Fig and the Fig Leaf

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Lot 93
Fereydoun Ave
(Iran, born 1945)
The Fig and the Fig Leaf

Sold for £ 5,310 (US$ 7,255) inc. premium
Fereydoun Ave (Iran, born 1945)
The Fig and the Fig Leaf
Mixed media on paper, framed
executed in 2008
38 x 28cm (14 15/16 x 11in).

Footnotes

  • "No thing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen"
    -Epictetus

    Provenance:
    Property from a private collection, London

    Exhibited:
    The Fig and the Fig Leaf, 2008

    Literature:
    The Fig and the Fig Leaf, 2008, fig. 32
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