• 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  

    Estimate

    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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