• International Modern & Contemp auction at Christies

    Sale 7804

    International Modern & Contemporary Art

    27 October 2009, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 103

    Mounir Farmanfarmian (Iranian, b. 1924)

    The Two Hexagons

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mounir Farmanfarmian (Iranian, b. 1924)
    The Two Hexagons
    signed, dated and located 'MONIR SH-FARMANFARMAIAN Sanyu 2005 TEHRAN' and signed and dated (1384) in Farsi (on the reverse)
    cut and assembled mirrors on panel
    51 x 29 1/8in. (130 x 74.5 cm.)
    Executed in 2005 in Tehran


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    Provenance

    The Third Line Gallery, Dubai.
    Private collection, Luxembourg.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Rose Issa, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmian: Mosaics of Mirrors, Tehran, 2006, p.57 (illustrated in colour)