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Mahmoud Mokhtar

Ibn El Balad (Son of the Nation)

VAT reduced rateUK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

90,000 - 110,000 GBP

Property from the Heirs of Hafez Afifi Pasha, Cairo

Mahmoud Mokhtar

Mahmoud Mokhtar

Ibn El Balad (Son of the Nation)

Ibn El Balad (Son of the Nation)

Estimate:

90,000 - 110,000 GBP

Lot sold:

189,000

GBP

Property from the Heirs of Hafez Afifi Pasha, Cairo

Mahmoud Mokhtar

1891 - 1934

Ibn El Balad (Son of the Nation)



inscribed cast in L’ecole des Arts Appliqués, signed MH Mokhtar twice, inscribed 1910 and numbered 1

bronze

58 by 19 cm. 22¾ by 7½ in.

The exact number of edition is unknown. 

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Collection of the artist, Cairo 
Collection of Hafez Afifi Pasha, Cairo
Thence by descent 
Aime Azar, La Revue du Caire; peintres, sculpteurs d'Egypte, après le sculpteur Mokthar, Cairo, 1952, p. 114, another example illustrated 
General Authority of Fine Arts and Museums, exhib. cat., Musée Mokthar, 2nd edition, Cairo, 1969, p.23, another example illustrated 
Mohamed Sedki Al-Gabakhangy, The History of the Egyptian Art Movement to 1945, Cairo, 1986, n.p., another version in gesso illustrated
National Centre of Fine Arts, Ministry of Culture, Museum of sculptor Mahmoud Mokthar, Cairo, March 1984, p.45, edition of example illustrated unknown 
Mahmoud AlNabawai Alshaal and Maha Mahmoud AlNabawai Alshaal, Mahmoud Mokthar: Pioneer in Modern Egyptian Sculpture, monograph, Cairo, May 2005, pp. 80-81, edition of example illustrated unknown