signed and dated Afifa Aleiby '1 in Arabic
oil on canvas
140 by 100cm.; 55⅛ by 39⅜in.
Executed in 2001.
The work is in overall very good condition. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light.
The catalogue illustration is accurate; although the whites tend towards warmer and more tinted hues in the original work.
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Boushahri Art Gallery, Kuwait City
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2012
Kuwait City, Boushahri Art Gallery, 4th Annual Art Salon, 24 June - 15 September 2012