• International Modern & Contemp auction at Christies

    Sale 7893

    International Modern & Contemporary Art, Including Masterpieces from The Collection of Dr. Mohammed Said Farsi

    27 April 2010, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 23

    Hamed Nada (Egyptian, 1924 - 1990)

    The Thug

    Price Realised  

    Hamed Nada (Egyptian, 1924 - 1990)
    The Thug
    signed and dated 'H. Nada 1989' and signed and dated in Arabic (lower left)
    oil and pencil on canvas laid down on panel
    46¾ x 43in. (119 x 109cm.)
    Executed in 1989


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. MOHAMMED SAID FARSI


    Literature

    Enas Hosni, Contemporary Art Group: A Surviving Wealth of Admirable Art', Cairo, 2009 (illustrated in colour, p. 135)
    Sobhy Al-Sharouny, A Museum in a Book: The Farsi Art Collection "The Egyptian Works" Owned by Dr. Mohammed Said Farsi, Cairo, 1998 (illustrated in colour, p.272 and illustrated p.264 ref 16/32)
    Sobhy Al-Sharouny, The Art of Hamed Nada in the Collection of Dr. Mohammed Said Farsi (in Arabic), Alexandria, 2006 (illustrated in colour, ref 16/32)