• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 600

    FIFTEEN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS

    JEAN BESANCENOT, 1980S

    Price Realised  

    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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