MAHMOUD SABRI | BUILDERS
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
1927 - 2012
gouache on paper
30.5 by 34.2 cm.; 12 by 13½ in.
Executed in the early 1950s.
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This work is in good condition. There is a small pin marks on the paper and slight creases on the bottom left corner, only visible only upon closer inspection. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light.
The catalogue illustration is accurate with the overall tonality of the paper appearing less yellow in the original work.
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Gifted directly by the artist in the 1950s
Thence by descent to the present owner
Dr. Hamdi Touqmachi, Ed., MAHMOUD SABRI: His Life, Art & Thoughts, Jordan 2013, p. 23, illustrated / in colour