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    Sale 1242

    Modern & Contemporary Art

    16 March 2016, Dubai

  • Lot 116

    Inji Efflatoun (Egyptian, 1924-1989)

    Fille de Thèbes (Girl from Thebes)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Inji Efflatoun (Egyptian, 1924-1989)
    Fille de Thèbes (Girl from Thebes)
    signed and dated 'I. Efflatoun 67' (lower left); signed and titled '"FILLE DE THEBES" INJI EFFLATOUN' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    19 5/8 x 27 ½in. (50 x 70cm.)
    Painted in 1967


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner's mother, thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, BRUSSELS


    Exhibited

    Rome, La Nuova Pesa, Inji Efflatoun, 1967.