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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 16

    SEIF WANLY (EGYPTIAN, 1906-1979)

    Nubian Village

    Price Realised  

    SEIF WANLY (EGYPTIAN, 1906-1979)
    Nubian Village
    signed 'Seif' (lower right)
    oil on board
    14¾ x 23¼in. (40 x 59cm.)
    Painted circa 1950s


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    Seif and Adham both visited Upper Egypt and produced a series of paitnings of the ancient sites and traditional villages on the banks of the Nile. The results are strangely impressive, a combination of the Wanly's refined, advanced aesthetic and traditionalist Egyptian themes.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, GREECE