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Ahmed Sabry

 (1889 - 1955)
Ahmed Sabry was active/lived in Egypt.  Ahmed Sabry is known for painting.

Biography   Ahmed Sabry


Ahmed Sabry (1889-1955) is considered one of the principle pioneers of Egyptian modernism.  Born on April 19, 1889 in the Megharbeleen neighborhood of Cairo's Darb el-Ahmar district, Sabry suffered from a tormented upbringing, moving house frequently after being orphaned at an early age.  In 1911, he joined the Fine Arts School and was sent to Paris in 1919 where he joined the Grande Chaumiere Academie, then the Academie Julienne.

When he returned to Egypt, he worked as an illustrator with the Entomology Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, then as an artist with the Ministry of Public Works, which sent him on a further scholarship to Paris; there, he exhibited his painting "The Nun" in the Grand Palais   ...  Displaying 750 of 1289 characters.

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