• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 7756

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    17 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 212

    Shirin Neshat (B. 1957)

    Allegiance with Wakefulness (from the Women of Allah series)

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    Shirin Neshat (B. 1957)
    Allegiance with Wakefulness (from the Women of Allah series)
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Shirin Neshat Women of Allah 1994 2/10' (on the reverse)
    ink on gelatin silver print
    sheet: 14 x 11in. (35.5 x 28cm.)
    image: 13 3/8 x 9in. (34 x 22.9cm.)
    Executed in 1994, this work is number two from an edition of ten


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    Provenance

    Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1996.


    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).