NAIM ISMAIL | UNTITLED
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Paris
signed and dated Naim 1960 in Arabic
oil on canvas
200 by 100 cm.; 78¾ by 39⅜ in.
Please note that consumer cancellation rights do not apply to this lot.
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This work is in very good condition.There appears to be faint hairline craquelure on the blue figure on the lower right corner and in the upper right corner. There is also very faint hairline craquelure around the right side of the lower central edge.There are three vertical lines of light stains on the lower left. There is a pinpoint of paint loss on the two central yellow figures. There is restoration apparent when viewed under UV light.
The catalogue illustration is very accurate.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE INCLUDED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Ayyam Auctions, Dubai, 29 October 2010, Lot 31
Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the above sale by the present owner)