Marcel Charles Laurent Salinas
Marcel Charles Laurent Salinas is active/lives in Egypt. Marcel Salinas is known for painting.
Biography Marcel Charles Laurent Salinas
Marcel Salinas was born in Alexandria in 1913 of a French mother and an Italian father. He received an education befitting a member of the cosmopolitan Alexandrian elite of which he was a member, traveling extensively and studying law in Aix-en-Provence. However, his real passion was painting, and early twentieth century Alexandria had a number of studios where a young person with artistic leanings could hone their talent under the guidance of expatriate European artists.
Salinas spent his early adult years between France and Egypt. He exhibited frequently at the Alexandria Atelier alongside Egyptian artists such as Mahmud Said and Muhammad Nagi. Following the 1952 revolution and the Suez Canal crisis, life became increasingly diffic
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