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Sadequain
Birds


One of Pakistan's most prolific and well-known artists, Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi-also known as Sadequain Naqqash-was born in 1930 in Amroha, east of Delhi, to a family of calligraphers. He subsequently moved to Pakistan after his graduation from Agra University in 1948, and shot to fame at the age of 31, when his work won recognition at the 1961 Paris Biennale. The present lot was painted during this time in Paris, a period which yielded some...



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  Lot 102 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

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$30,000
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Sadequain
Birds
Signed, dated and inscribed 'Sadequain/ 11/10/66/ Birds/ Painted at Paris' (on the reverse)
1966
Oil on canvas
45.25 x 35.5 in (115 x 90 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Dutilleul Collection, Paris

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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