Ismael Al-Sheikhli’s forte was the use of vibrant colors, abstract human figures, and obscured backgrounds. As one of the pioneers of Iraqi Art, Ismael shares the center stage with the likes of Joan Miro and Pablo Picasso at the Modern and Contemporary Art+Design: Premier Auction. Offered by Cowan’s Auction, the 155 lots features renowned contemporary artists along with categories such as furniture, lighting, and more.
At the highest estimated value of $50,000 is an aquatint, printed on Guarro paper by Joan Miro. Amongst the featured list, lots like a rare cocktail shaker designed by Paul Lobel and armchairs by Wendell Castle can be found. Picasso’s Jeune Homme Couronné de Feuillage (Young Man Crowned with Foliage) is a noteworthy item in the collection. His linocut in colors is a depiction of a young man with dual faces. For more information, please visit Invaluable.
# of Lots:155
Price Range:$200 - $50,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Joan Miro (French, 1893-1983)|| Estimate: |
|Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)|| Estimate: |
|An Extremely Rare and Important Cocktail Shaker, Designed by Paul Lobel (American, 1899-1983)|| Estimate: |
|Ismael Al-Sheikhli (Iraqi, 1924-2002)|| Estimate: |
|Wendell Castle (American, 1932-2018)|| Estimate: |