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Lot 35: SAMIA A. HALABY | Golden Section
20 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
Condition: This work is in very good condition. Upon closer inspection, few minute pinhole size water or paint stains to the lower section of the work, all inherent with the artist's creative process. No signs of restoration under the UV light. Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are accurate, with the blue being slightly lighter in the original work.
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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner's father in the 1970s
Thence by Descent
Dimensions: 89 by 89cm.; 35 1/8 by 35 1/8 in.
Literature: Maymanah Farhat, Samia Halaby: Five Decades of Painting and Innovation, London, 2014, p. 43
Medium: oil on canvas