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    Sale 7477

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    31 October 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 55

    KHALED AL-RAHHAL (IRAQI, 1926-1987)

    Sumerian Face

    Price Realised  

    KHALED AL-RAHHAL (IRAQI, 1926-1987)
    Sumerian Face
    signed and dated in Arabic (on the reverse)
    gypsum
    9in. (23cm.) high
    Executed in 1944


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    This gypsum sculpture is known to have been created by the artist at his studio at the Fine Art Institute, Baghdad in 1944, for one of his favourite female students as he attempted to present her in a way reminiscent of a Sumerian face.

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    Please note this lot may not be subjected to the 5 Importation Duty if purchased by a UAE resident.