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    Sale 7802

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    29 April 2009, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 8

    Fateh Moudarres (Syrian, 1922-1999)

    Untitled

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    Estimate

    Fateh Moudarres (Syrian, 1922-1999)
    Untitled
    Signed and dated 'Moudarres 1963' and in Arabic (lower right)
    oil and encaustic on canvas
    43 x 43in.(110 x 110cm.)
    Painted in 1963


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    Purely abstract works by Moudarres such as this are extremely rare. There is just a hint of figures in this painting, whilst their outlines are kept deliberately unclear. This work gives an impression of the luminous effect of stained glass, another sacred borrowing by Fateh Moudarres.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE AMBASSADOR RUDOLF AND MRS. MARIA FECHTER


    Exhibited

    Bonn, Kultur Forum, Art from Syria Today, 1977