Mohamed Melehi

African Wave III

Lot Closed

October 20, 03:01 PM GMT

Estimate

70,000 - 90,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Mohamed Melehi

Moroccan

1936-2020

African Wave III 


signed and dated 1969 (on the reverse) 

acrylic on canvas

91 by 107cm., 35¾ by 42in.

Framed: 94.5 by 111cm., 37¼ by 43¾in

Collection of the former New England Center for Contemporary Art (NECCA), Brooklyn, Connecticut

Boston, Skinner, American & European Works of Art - 2581B, February 03 2012, Lot 693, sold to benefit the Temple Beth Israel and St. James Catholic Church, both of Danielson, Connecticut

Acquired from the above sale by the Biebuyck Family Collection

The former New England Center for Contemporary Art (NECCA) in Brooklyn, Connecticut was founded by farmer Henry Riseman (1913-2008) and his artist wife Marion Riseman (1928-2010) from the proceeds of their sale of Tiffany at Sotheby’s in 1975.