30 October 2008,
Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel
Price Realised USD 8,125
Obeid Srour Al-Mas (Emirati, b. 1955)
Wa Al-A'asru inna Al-Insana lafi Khasr(By Time, Verily Man is in Loss)
signed and dated in Arabic (lower right); titled in Arabic (on the reverse)
acrylic on panel
31¾ x 47½in. (80.3 x 120.5cm.)
Painted in 1987
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The text in this painting is from Ayat Al-Kursi (the "Throne Verse"), one of the most widely quoted passages from the Holy Qur'an.
This lot was sourced in the UAE and if bought by a UAE resident is duty exempt.
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR IN THE UAE