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    Sale 7674

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 October 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 134

    Ferruh Basaga (Turkish, b. 1914)

    Birds

    Price Realised  

    Ferruh Basaga (Turkish, b. 1914)
    Birds
    signed and dated 'Besaga 007' (lower right);signed and dated 'BASAGA 007' on the reverse
    oil on canvas
    37 x 49in. (95 x 125 cm.)
    Painted in 2007


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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.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, ISTANBUL