Monday 28, June 2010 by

Sotheby’s Doha sale dedicated to calligraphies

Sotheby’s said it will mount a sale ‘Hurouf: The Art of the Word’ to take place in Doha, Qatar, at The Ritz Carlton Doha hotel, on the 15th of December. Ranging from very early Islamic calligraphies through appealing Ottoman pieces of the 18th-19th Centuries to the productions of artists working today who have drawn on this important tradition, the sale will incorporate Arabic, Farsi and Ottoman Turkish works. Prior to the sale, highlights will travel throughout the Gulf Region.

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