Opening 7pm GST on Monday 2nd November and closing 12 noon GST on Thursday 5th November.

We are honoured to have the opportunity to auction a beautiful painting donated by artist Joana Mollet and co-signed by His Highness Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham Al Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth.  The painting, entitled “Masirah”, is an abstract representation of Masirah Island which hosts two of ESO’s flagship projects, The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Project and the Sea Turtle Conservation Project.   The painting forms part of the Coastline, Community and Conservation Exhibition currently open at Bait al Baranda. 

Auction instructions:

  • The original piece entitled Masirah is 80 x 100cm, acrylic and mixed media on paper.
  • The auction will open at 7pm on Monday 2nd November and close at 12 noon on Thursday 5th November GST.
  • The winning bidder will be notified at 12 noon on Thursday via email. A representative from ESO will be in touch soon after to arrange payment and delivery of the artwork.
  • Remember you can register online to see the painting in person at Bait al Baranda using the link below.

To place a bid:

  • Register / Login in at
  • Check minimum / current bid
  • Place your higher bid
  • Monitor your registered email for updates (outbid notices)
  • Keep bidding!

Watch the opening ceremony, including clips of HH Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham Al Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth signing “Masirah”

View the virtual exhibition online

Learn more about the artist and register to visit the exhibition

ESO would like to thank everyone who has made this auction possible: