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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 116

    Assadour (Lebanese, b. 1943)

    Egarements (Uzlat al-dhabab)

    Price Realised  

    Assadour (Lebanese, b. 1943)
    Egarements (Uzlat al-dhabab)
    Poems by Issa Makhlouf, translated to French by Jamal Eddine Bencheikh, with six original etchings with aquatints by Assadour, signed by artist and poet
    56 pages, each 11 3/8 x 8¼ (29 x 21cm.)
    Executed in 1993, this is number forty from an edition of 75. This work is one of the three rare example enriched with original handwritten poems in Arabic by the author and with etchings signed by the artist


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    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Claude Lemand, Assadour: Gouaches, Books and Prints, 2002
    Paris, Institut du Monde Arabe, Estampe arabe contemporaine, 2003 (illustrated, p. 35.)