• 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 118

    Parvineh Etemadi (Iranian, b. 1947)

    Still Life

    Price Realised  

    Parvineh Etemadi (Iranian, b. 1947)
    Still Life
    gloss paint on cement on panel
    27½ x 27½in. (70 x 70cm.)
    Executed in 1978


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    Parvineh Etemadi's paintings of the late 1960s and 1970s were executed on a rough cement base. Mainly still lifes, they employed a minimum of lines and colour. Whilst formally they draw inspiration from Japanese woodcuts, their subjects- plants, bottles, pots, and the occasional recognizable detritus from the twentieth century.

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