Çallı painting sold for over 2 mln liras
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
İbrahim Çallı’s painting ‘Those sitting in courtyard’ has become the highest-selling work of the artist with 2.46 million liras in the Antik A.Ş. auction.A painting by 20th century Turkish artist İbrahim Çallı was sold for over 2 million Turkish Liras at an auction by Antik A.Ş.
Paintings and antiques chosen from private collections were offered for sale at the 284th auction at the Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel. Classical Turkish paintings and Ottoman works were sold at record prices in the auction.
Çallı’s 1913 painting “Avluda Oturanlar” (Those sitting in courtyard) was sold for 2.46 million liras, becoming the highest-priced Çallı painting so far. In the auction, Sami Yetik’s “Şakayıklar” (Peonies) was sold for 757,000 liras, Halil Pasha’s “Nil’de Bahar” (Spring in at Nile) for 630,000 liras and Şevket Dağ’s “Natürmort” (Still Life) for 600,000 liras.