(1924 - 1990)
Hamed Nada was active/lived in Egypt. Hamed Nada is known for Egyptian culture subject painting-scenes of Cairo.
Biography Hamed Nada
HAMED NADA (1924 - 1990)
The mature paintings of Hamed Nada are filled with anecdotal details. Rich in nuances of mystery and magic, together they are intended to evoke a sense of folklore, woven from a tapestry of the Thousand and One Nights, pharaonic mythology and popular legends.
The son of a religious sheikh, Hamed Nada was brought up in an old Arabic house in the poor traditional neighbourhood of El-Khalifa near the Syeda Skina Mosque in Cairo. Around him the young Nada experienced all the life and vibrancy of the old city, rich in crumbling medieval Mamluk buildings and gracious Ottoman-era monuments. At that time puppet shows were still performed in the streets amidst the seething street markets, andChristie's Auction House
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