Nazmi Ziya’s ‘house’ at auction
Nazmi Ziya’s work, depicting his own house, will be sold at the auction.Antik A.Ş. Auction House will organize its 280th auction on Dec. 15 at Shangri-La Bosphrous. The leading items in the “Ottoman Art and Valuable Paintings Auction” will be paintings by Nazmi Ziya, İbrahim Çallı, Halil Paşa, Sami Yetik, Şevket Dağ and Hikmet Onat.
Among the items will be Nazmi Ziya’s work depicting his own house. The opening price for the painting is 500,000 Turkish Liras. The oil painting is considered one of the iconic works of Turkish painting. The painting has a very significant place in Turkish impressionist art.
Also in the auction will be four previously unseen works by İbrahim Çallı. There will be another section for the art of calligraphy in the auction. A special collection including works by significant calligraphers will be presented in the auction besides the Ottoman term antiquities.
The works can be seen at the Antik Palace until Dec. 14.