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Mahmoud Said
1897-1964
EGYPTIAN
NU COUCHÉ AU DIVAN BLEU (NUDE LYING ON A BLUE SOFA) 
signed M. Said; signed and dated Mahmoud Bey Said Alex - 1938 on the reverse
oil on panel 
68 by 98cm.; 26 3/4 by 38 5/8 in.
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Provenance

Collection of Mr. Ahmed Osman, Alexandria
Collection of Dr. Mohammed Said Farsi, Alexandria and Jeddah
Sale: Christie's, Paris, Tableaux Orientalistes et Art Moderne Arabe et Iranien, 9 November 2010, lot 64 
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2010

Exhibited

(Possibly) Cairo, Guezirreh, 1951, no. 114, not illustrated

Literature

Eswat Dawastashy, Mahmoud Said, Cairo 1997, pp. 57, 239 & 306, illustrated
Valerie Didier Hess and Hussam Rashwan, Ed., Mahmoud Said Catalogue Raisonné: Volume 1. Paintings, Milan 2016, no. 187, p. 387, illustrated in colour

20th Century Art / Middle East

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