19 March 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, CANADA
Hands and Head
signed 'SADEQUAIN' (lower left); signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'Painted at Sands pit March 60 "HANDS AND HEAD" SADEQUAIN' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas scraped with blade
27 x 17 3/8 in. (68.6 x 44.1 cm.)
Painted in 1960
Saul and Liliane Grey Collection, Ottawa, Canada. Saul Grey served as Canadian diplomat to Pakistan during the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Herman Ruhland, Ottawa, Canada.
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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