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    Sale 7802

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    29 April 2009, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 95

    Ferruh Basaga (Turkish, b. 1914)

    Abstract Composition

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    Ferruh Basaga (Turkish, b. 1914)
    Abstract Composition
    signed 'BASAGA 03' (lower right); signed and inscribed 'FERRUH BASAGA " Yesil Sapis"' (on a label on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    58¾ x 39in. (149 x 99cm.)
    Painted in 2003


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    Working first in a constructivist style, in the 1970s Basaga developed a geometric abstract style, with intersecting triangles dividing his compositions into facets. These works were undoubtedly influenced by his work in stained glass and mosaics, which he produced simultaneously.

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    Please note that this lot should be starred and is therefore subject to the 5 import duty.