• 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 30

    Mahmoud Said (Egyptian, 1897 - 1964)

    Rocks And Hills In Aswan

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    Mahmoud Said (Egyptian, 1897 - 1964)
    Rocks And Hills In Aswan
    signed and dated 'M. SAID 1953' (lower left); signed, titled and dated 'MAHMOUD SAID "GRANITS ET DUNES A ASSOUAN" 1953' signed, titled and dated in Arabic (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas board
    13 7/8 x 17¾in. (35.2 x 42.5cm.)
    Painted in 1953


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    Provenance

    Hussein Sirry Collection


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. MOHAMMED SAID FARSI


    Literature

    Esmat Dawastashy, Mahmoud Said (in Arabic), Cairo, 1997, no.245 in the list of known works (unillustrated)
    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.98 and illustrated p.94 ref 2/44)