Testimony of a Journey: The Al Zayani Collection

Testimony of a Journey: The Al Zayani Collection

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Gazbia Sirry

The Garden

Auction Closed

April 25, 12:49 PM GMT


70,000 - 90,000 GBP

Lot Details


Gazbia Sirry

B. 1925

The Garden 

signed and dated in Arabic and English Gazbia '59 (lower right)

oil on canvas

90 by 140 cm.; 35½ by 55 in.

framed: 100 by 150.5 cm.; 39¼ by 59¼ in.

Executed in 1959.

Zamalek Gallery, Cairo
Private Collection (acquired directly from the above in 2005)
Sotheby's, London, 23 October 17, lot 24
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Mursi Saad El-Din (ed.), Gazbia Sirry, Lust for Color, Cairo, 1998, n.p. (illustrated in black and white). 
Phaidon Editors, African Artists: From 1882 to Now, London, 2021, p. 299 (illustrated in colour). 
Cairo, Zamalek Gallery, Egyptian Artists; Masterpieces III, 2005