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Iran Artworks at Bonhams London Auction
Art And Culture

Iran Artworks at Bonhams London Auction

Bonhams London Auction of modern and contemporary Middle Eastern art was held on April 26 in London, New Bond Street, with works from Iranian artists.
Of the total 74 artworks presented at the event, 22 were from Iran which included mediums of photos, paintings, calligraphy paintings and sculptures. They were presented along with works from Egypt (19 pieces), Iraq (18), Lebanon (5), Syria (4) and Morocco (2). Palestine, Turkey, Sudan and Algeria had one work each in the event, Honaronline reported.
Before the sales, Iranian works held the highest estimates. A painting by Iranian-born artist Charles Hossein Zenderoudi led the list of estimates, $250,000-380,000. However, it was sold for $317,000 and became the second top seller after a wooden sculpture by the late Lebanese artist Saloua Raouda Choucair, which went under the hammer for $356,000.
A total of eight artworks had a sales price of over $100,000. In addition to Zenderoudi’s painting, a mirror and glass work by Monir Farmanfarmaian titled ‘Qazvin’ was sold for $162,000 and ranked 6th in the list of best-sellers. And an art piece by Farhad Moshiri went for $110,000 and stood on the 8th place.
Farmanfarmaian and Moshiri’s works had the third and fourth highest estimates, $130,000-250,000 and $100,000-150,000 respectively.
Other celebrated artists from Iran whose works were sold included Nasser Assar, Behjat Sadr, Mohsen Vasiri, Parviz Tanavoli, Sadegh Tirafkan, Angela Larian, Shahriar Ahmadi, Pooya Aryanpour and Ai Shirazi.

 

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