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Mahmoud Mokhtar
EGYPTIAN
AU BORD DU NILE (ALA SHAT ELNIL / ON THE BANKS OF THE NILE)
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
54
Mahmoud Mokhtar
EGYPTIAN
AU BORD DU NILE (ALA SHAT ELNIL / ON THE BANKS OF THE NILE)
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

20th Century Art / Middle East

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Mahmoud Mokhtar
1891-1934
EGYPTIAN
AU BORD DU NILE (ALA SHAT ELNIL / ON THE BANKS OF THE NILE)
signed Mouktar, inscribed: Susse Fres Edts Paris and cire perdue, with the SUSSE FRERES EDITEURS pastille
green patina bronze
height: 42cm.; 16 1/2 in.
Executed in 1931-1948, approximately 23 works were produced from 1931 to 1948 for this size model number 4. The edition number of this work is unknown.
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Provenance

Private Collection, Paris
Sale: Artcurial Paris, Orientalism Sale, 18 May 2016, lot 76
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Literature

Ahmed Rassim, Shadow: A Page From Modern Art, Cairo, 1936, p. 6, another version in marble illustrated
Badr Eldin Abou Ghazi, The Sculptor: Mokhtar, Cairo, 1964, n.p., another version illustrated 
Mohamed Sedki Al-Gabakhangy, The History of the Egyptian Art Movement to 1945, Cairo, 1986, n.p., another version in gesso illustrated
Badr Eldin Abou Ghazi, Mokhtar: His Life and His Art, Cairo, 1988, another version in marble illustrated

20th Century Art / Middle East

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London