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    Sale 2270

    South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1067

    SADEQUAIN (1930-1987)

    Hands and Head

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    Estimate

    SADEQUAIN (1930-1987)
    Hands and Head
    signed 'SADEQUAIN' (lower left); signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'Painted at Sands pit March 60 "HANDS AND HEAD" SADEQUAIN' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas scraped with blade
    27 x 17 3/8 in. (68.6 x 44.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1960


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    Provenance

    Saul and Liliane Grey Collection, Ottawa, Canada. Saul Grey served as Canadian diplomat to Pakistan during the late 1950s and early 1960s.
    Herman Ruhland, Ottawa, Canada.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, CANADA