01-26-2018 01-26-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3072B Boston
January 26, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Saliba Douaihy (Lebanese, 1915-1994) Untitled

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Saliba Douaihy (Lebanese, 1915-1994)

Signed and dated "S. Douaihy/1983" on the reverse, inscribed "N'3" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 19 3/4 x 28 3/4 in. (50.0 x 73.0 cm), unframed.
Condition: Minor abrasions and small paint losses to edges, surface grime.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by a London collector, 1983; purchased in Lebanon in 2017 by the current private collection, Lebanon.

N.B. According to the Saliba Douaihy Foundation, this work was painted during the early to mid 1960s. Douaihy signed and dated the painting when he sold it in 1983 from his London studio. We would like to thank the Saliba Douaihy Foundation for their help in cataloging the work. A letter of authentication from the Foundation accompanies the lot.
Estimate $25,000-35,000

Possible varnish discoloration. No further condition issues to report.

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