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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 114

    Etel Adnan (Lebanese, b. 1925)

    Iradat al-hayat (The Will of Life)

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    Etel Adnan (Lebanese, b. 1925)
    Iradat al-hayat (The Will of Life)
    Poems by Al-Shabbi, manuscript written and painted by Etel Adnan, signed in Arabic and dated on pages 2 and 30 and on the cover
    ink and watercolour on Japanese handmade paper
    30 folding pages; each 10 5/8 x 8¼in. (27 x 21cm.); overall 10 5/8 x 248in. (27 x 630cm.)
    Executed in 2001, this work is unique


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    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Claude Lemand, D'Orient et d'Occident, 2001