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    Sale 1242

    Modern & Contemporary Art

    16 March 2016, Dubai

  • Lot 120

    Mahmoud Saïd (Egyptian, 1897-1964)

    La Cathédrale de Lausanne

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mahmoud Saïd (Egyptian, 1897-1964)
    La Cathédrale de Lausanne
    signed, titled and dated ‘La Cathedrale de Lausanne Mahmoud Said 1929’ (on the reverse); indistinctly signed and dated ‘M.SAID 1929’ (lower right)
    oil on cardboard
    13 ¾ x 9 5/8in. (35 x 24.5cm.)
    Painted circa 1922


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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to his brother, Hussein Bek Saïd.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF HUSSEIN BEK SAÏD


    Literature

    La Semaine Egyptienne. Cahiers des peintres et sculpteurs de l'Egypte moderne, no. 1 - Mahmoud Saïd, 31 January 1936, no. 38 (listed, not illustrated).


    Post Lot Text

    This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue raisonné, currently being prepared by Dr. Hussam Rashwan and Valérie Didier Hess.