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Behjat Sadr

 (1924 - 2009)
Behjat Sadr was active/lived in Iran, Islamic Republic of, France.  Behjat Sadr is known for modernist painting, teaching.

Behjat Sadr

"SADR, BEHJAT pioneer modernist painter and educator, notable in the development of Iranian modern art movement."
SADR, BEHJAT (Behjat Sadr Mahallati, b. Arak, 29 May 1924; d. Corsica France, 11 August 2009),

Daughter of Mohammad Sadr Mahallati and Qamar Amini Sadr, Behjat was the younger sister of Nosrat-Allah Amini, the mayor of Tehran during the tense period of Mohhamad Mossadeq's Premier from 1951 to 1953 and his personal lawyer through the 1970s. Her family moved to Hamadan and later Mazandaran before settling in Tehran in 1930. Behjat spent her summers in a small family estate near Arak, where she was first introduced to art and craft.

In 1941 she attended Tehran's Teachers Training School and, to prepare   ...  Displaying 750 of 14162 characters.

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About  Behjat Sadr

Born:  1924 - Arak, Iran
Died:   2009 - Corsica, France
Known for:  modernist painting, teaching