• 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 32

    Ragheb Ayad (Egyptian, 1892 - 1982)

    A Market In Rome

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    Ragheb Ayad (Egyptian, 1892 - 1982)
    A Market In Rome
    signed, located and dated 'R. AYAD Roma 1973' (lower left); titled and dated 'IL MERCATO ROMA CAMPO DI FIORI JUILLET 1973' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas board
    23½ x 19½in. (59.5 x 49.5cm.)
    Painted in Rome in July 1973


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. MOHAMMED SAID FARSI


    Literature

    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.85 and illustrated p.74 ref 21/31)