HAKIM AL AKEL | THE SYMBOLIC HISTORY OF ARABIA FELIX
HAKIM AL AKEL | THE SYMBOLIC HISTORY OF ARABIA FELIX
HAKIM AL AKEL | THE SYMBOLIC HISTORY OF ARABIA FELIX
HAKIM AL AKEL | THE SYMBOLIC HISTORY OF ARABIA FELIX
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HAKIM AL AKEL | THE SYMBOLIC HISTORY OF ARABIA FELIX

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

HAKIM AL AKEL | THE SYMBOLIC HISTORY OF ARABIA FELIX

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Sold:7,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

HAKIM AL AKEL

b.1965

Yemeni

THE SYMBOLIC HISTORY OF ARABIA FELIX


each: signed in Arabic; signed, titled and dated 1994 in Arabic on the reverse 

watercolour on paper, in four parts

each: 75 by 25cm.; 29½ by 9⅞in. overall: 75 by 100cm.; 29½ by 39⅜in.

Condition Report

Condition:

This work is in very good condition. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light.


Colour:

The catalogue illustration is fairly accurate as the overall tonality is less intensive red and tends more towards a brick red in the original work.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Saleroom Notice

The title for this lot should read The Symbolic History of Arabia Felix and not as stated in the printed catalogue

Cataloguing

Provenance

Collection of the artist, Saudi Arabia

Acquired directly from the above by the present owner 

20th Century Art / Middle East
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