Sunday, March 15, 2015

MODERN & CONTEMPORARY ARAB, IRANIAN AND TURKISH ART

Paul Guiragossian (Lebanese, 1926-1993) 
Famille autour de l'Enfant (Family around the Child) 
signed 'PAUL.G.' (lower right) 
watercolour on paper 
27 5/8 x 19¾in. (70 x 50cm.) 
Painted circa 1985 

Paul Guiragossian (Lebanese, 1926-1993) 
Personnages II 
signed 'PAUL. G.' (lower left) 
oil on canvas 
25 5/8 x 25 5/8in. (65 x 65cm.) 
Painted in 1990 

Farid Aouad (Lebanese, 1924-1982) 
Homo Flux 
signed 'F. AOUAD' (on the reverse) 
oil on canvas 
16 3/8 x 51in. (194 x 129.5cm.) 
Painted circa early 1970s

Aref El-Rayess (Lebanese, 1928-2005) 
Jeddah (Al Shatek el Hadi) (The Calm Shore) 
signed in Arabic (lower left); signed, titled and dated in Arabic (on the reverse)
oil on canvas 
35 5/8 x 47¼in. (90.5 x 120cm.) 
Painted in 1982 

Ayman Baalbaki (Lebanese, b. 1975) 
Babel 
signed in Arabic and dated '05' (lower right of lower panel) 
acrylic on canvas, in two parts 
each: 51 1/8 x 78¾in. (130 x 200cm.);
overall: 102 3/8 x 78¾in. (260 x 200cm.)
Painted in 2005 

Tagreed Darghouth (Lebanese, b. 1979) 
Green Grass 
signed and dated 'Tagreed 10' (lower centre) 
acrylic on canvas 
78¾ x 58 5/8in. (200 x 149cm.) 
Painted in 2010 

Hussein Madi (Lebanese, b. 1938) 
Untitled 
signed 'MADI' (lower right); signed 'MADI' (on the reverse), inscribed 'NO. 3 TEMPERA' (on the stretcher)
oil and tempera on canvas 
23½ x 31½in. (60 x 80cm.) 
Painted in 1969 

Elie Kanaan (Lebanese, 1926-2009) 
Girl in a Field 
signed 'E.S. KANAAN' (lower left) 
oil on canvas 
38¾ x 38 3/8in. (98.5 x 97.5cm.) 
Painted circa 1980s 

Elie Kanaan (Lebanese, 1926-2009) 
La Dentellière 
signed 'E.S.KANAAN' (lower left) 
oil on canvas 
39 3/8 x 31½in. (100 x 80cm.) 
Painted circa 1985 

Bibi Zogbé (Lebanese, 1890-1973) 
Eucalyptus 
signed in Arabic (upper left); signed 'BIBI Zogbe' (lower right); signed, titled and inscribed '"Eucalyptus" par la peintre Arabe BIBI Zogbe' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas 
39 3/8 x 31 7/8in. (100 x 81cm.) 
Painted circa 1940 

Shafic Abboud (Lebanese, 1926-2004) 
L'Arc de Triomphe 
signed 'Abboud' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'ABBOUD 85 "L'Arc de Triomphe"' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas 
39 3/8 x 36¼in. (100 x 92cm.) 
Painted in 1985 

Saliba Douaihy (Lebanese, 1912-1994) 
Untitled 
signed 'S.Douaihy' (lower right) 
oil on linen mounted on board 
21¾ x 29¾in. (55.2 x 75.6cm.) 
Painted circa late 1950s 

Burhan Cahit Dogançay (Turkish, 1929-2013) 
Red & Black Composition 
signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Red & Black Composition R Dogancay 1974 May NYC' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas 
59½ x 59½in. (151.1 x 151.1cm.) 
Painted in 1974

Shaker Hassan Al Said (Iraqi, 1925-2004) 
Untitled 
signed and dated in Arabic, signed and dated 'AL-SAID 1987' (lower left)
watercolour on paper laid down on cardboard 
16½ x 23 7/8in. (42 x 60.5cm.) 
Executed in 1987 

Dia Al-Azzawi (Iraqi, b. 1939) 
Untitled 
signed in Arabic, dated '1975' (lower left) 
oil on canvas 
33½ x 33½in. (85 x 85cm.) 
Painted in 1975

Ardash Kafakian (Iraqi, 1941-1999) 
Untitled 
signed 'ARDASH' (lower right); signed in Arabic, signed and dated 'ARDASH 1970' (on the reverse)
oil and graphite on canvas 
39 3/8 x 32 7/8in. (100 x 83.5cm.) 
Painted in 1970

Suad Al-Attar (Iraqi, b. 1942) 
Tree 
signed in Arabic, signed and dated 'SUAD ALATTAR 1979' (lower right); signed in Arabic, signed and dated 'SUAD AL-ATTAR 1979' (on the reverse); signed, titled and inscribed 'SUAD AL-ATTAR 10 THACKERAY CLOSE WIMBLEDON SW. 19 "TREE"' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas 
29 7/8 x 24in. (76 x 61cm.) 
Painted in 1979 

Dia Al-Azzawi (Iraqi, b. 1939) 
La Ayoun Taltakitahou (No Eyes Can Catch Him) 
signed and dated in Arabic (centre left); signed, titled and dated in Arabic, signed, inscribed and dated 'Dhia Al-Azzawi 1972 IRAK' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas 
39 3/8 x 39 3/8in. (100 x 100cm.) 
Painted in 1972 

Rafa Al Nasiri (Iraqi, 1940-2013) 
Adaa ela Baghdad (Prayers for Baghdad) 
signed and dated 'Nasiri 1984' (lower right) 
acrylic on canvas 
31 5/8 x 39 3/8in. (80.5 x 100cm.) 
Painted in 1984 


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