ETEL ADNAN (1925-2021)
Untitled (Sketches and Letters)
(i) signed with the artist's initial 'e' (lower right)
(ii) signed in Arabic (lower right)
(iii) signed in Arabic (upper left)
(v) signed and inscribed in Arabic (lower right)
(vi) signed in Arabic (upper right); inscribed 'a little masterpiece in black, india ink' (on the reverse)
each: variously signed, inscribed and dedicated (on the reverse)
(i) felt-tip pen on paper (recto); ink on paper (verso)
(ii) ink on paper (recto); felt-tip pen and ink on paper (verso)
(iii)-(iv) ink on paper (recto and verso)
(v) felt-tip pen on paper (recto); ink on paper (verso)
(vi) ink on postcard (recto); printed postcard (verso)
smallest: 438 x 334in. (11.7 x 9.5cm.)
largest: 412 x 618in. (11.43 x 15.7cm.)
each: Executed circa 1960s
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.
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