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    Sale 7740

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 303

    Shirin Neshat (B. 1957)

    Allegiance with Wakefulness (from the 'Women of Allah' Series)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Shirin Neshat (B. 1957)
    Allegiance with Wakefulness (from the 'Women of Allah' Series)
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Shirin Neshat "Allegiance with Wakefulness", 1994 1/3' (on the reverse)
    ink on gelatin silver print
    51 1/8 x 40in. (130 x 103.5cm.)
    Executed in 1994, this work is number one from an edition of three


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    Provenance

    Annina Nosei Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Tromso Kunstforening, 1999 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 16).
    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Wien, Kunsthalle, 2000 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 60).
    S. Tadesco (ed.), Shirin Neshat, Milan 2001 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 57).