• International Modern & Contemp auction at Christies

    Sale 7804

    International Modern & Contemporary Art

    27 October 2009, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 27

    Shakir Hassan Al-Said (Iraqi, 1925-2004)

    Wall # 1

    Price Realised  


    Shakir Hassan Al-Said (Iraqi, 1925-2004)
    Wall # 1
    signed and dated in Arabic (upper right); signed, titled and dated on a label (on the reverse)
    oil on assemblage of panels
    24¾ x 17¼in. (63 x 45cm.)
    Executed in 1991

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Painted during the First Gulf War, this is Shakir Hassan's rendering of that traumatic experience

    Special Notice

    lots are subject to 5% import Duty on the importation value (low estimate) levied at the time of collection shipment within UAE. For UAE buyers, please note that duty is paid at origin (Dubai) and not in the importing country. As such, duty paid in Dubai is treated as final duty payment. It is the buyer's responsibility to ascertain and pay all taxes due.


    Shoman Foundation, Amman, exhibition, 1992.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.

    Pre-Lot Text