9 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
FIFTEEN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS
JEAN BESANCENOT, 1980S
'ARABIC WOMEN AND THEIR JEWELLERY'
depicting Arab women in traditional dress and jewellery
9.7in. x 12.8in. (24.7cm. x 32.4cm.) (15)
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Jean Besancenot is the author of a number of books on Arab and Jewish costume. The vendors of this lot commissioned a series of portraits of women, of which this is a part.
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