Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu’s work on sale
Poet and painter Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu lived between 1911 and 1925.“Istanbul,” a work by the late Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu, one of the leading figures of contemporary Turkish art, will be put up for sale for the first time at an auction by Antik A.Ş.
The 195-by-335-centimeter oil painting from 1955 is a reflection of Eyüboğlu’s famous poem “The Epic of Istanbul” on canvas, and has come to the auction from the collection of the artist’s family.
The opening price for the work will be 800,000 Turkish Liras.
The artist’s other works, “Soyut Boğaz” and “Kilimli Soyut” and his wife Eren Eyüboğlu’s work “Sivaslı Gelin” will also be auctioned for the first time.
The auction will also feature works by Ali Avni Çelebi, Mübin Orhon, Fahrel Nisa Zeid, Nejat Melih Devrim, Hakkı Anlı, Albert Bitran, Abidin Dino and Avni Arbaş.
The auction will take place on March 7 at Antik Palace.