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Nazem Al Jaafari

 (born 1918)
Nazem Al Jaafari is active/lives in Syrian Arab Republic.  Nazem Jaafari is known for female figure painting.

Nazem Al Jaafari

Born in 1918 in Damascus, Syria, Nazem al Jaafari is the last surviving modernist pioneer of his generation and is considered an innovator of the use of Impressionism in Syrian painting, which reached its height in the 1950s.

In the early 1940s he was part of a group of young Syrian artists who were sent to study in Egypt under the French Mandate. After graduating from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cairo in 1947, he returned to Syria to work as an art teacher in secondary schools and taught at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus.

Despite withdrawing from the mainstream Syrian art scene for decades and seeking other opportunities abroad, (exhibiting frequently in South America and Europe) he is recognized for his importantAyyam Auctions  ...  Displaying 764 of 1287 characters.

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About  Nazem Al Jaafari

Born:  1918 - Damascus, Syria
Known for:  female figure painting