(1897 - 1964)
Mahmoud Said was active/lived in Egypt. Mahmoud Said is known for Egyptian culture painting-female figure, peasants, religion, landscape.
Biography Mahmoud Said
MAHMOUD SAID (1897 - 1964)
Mahmoud Said was born to an aristocratic Alexandrian family, which lived in Anfoushi district in Alexandria, near El-Moursi Abu'l-Abbas Mosque. His father, Mohammed Said Pasha, and Egypt's Prime Minister, was a keen supporter of culture and arts. He was uncle of Queen Farida, King Farouk's first wife. He graduated from the French School of Law in 1919. He worked as a lawyer, prosecutor, and then as judge in Mansouria, Alexandria and Cairo, rising to the office of Justice Councilor of the Alexandria Mixed Court. He resigned from legal work finally in 1947, to dedicate himself solely to his art.
Taught by the Italian artist, Emilha Fazotano de Foreno, a resident of AlexandChristie's Auction House
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