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    Sale 7477

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    31 October 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 21

    SAMIR RAFI'(EGYPTIAN, 1926-2004)

    Seated Man with a Cactus

    Price Realised  

    SAMIR RAFI'(EGYPTIAN, 1926-2004)
    Seated Man with a Cactus
    signed, dated and numbered 'S. Rafi 27-5-91 III' (lower right), signed in Arabic (lower center); inscribed in Arabic (on the reverse)
    oil and crayon on panel
    41¾ x 34¼in. (106 x 87cm.)
    Painted in 1991


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EGYPTIAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Cairo, Palace of Arts, Gezira, Samir Rafi: Masterpieces on show for the first time in 50 years, 2005 (illustrated, p.56).