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Mohammad Naghi

 (1888 - 1956)
Mohammad Naghi was active/lived in Egypt.  Mohammad Naghi is known for paintings.

Mohammad Naghi

Naghi was born in Alexandria. He studied law in Lyons 1906-10 and painting in Florence between 1910 and 1914. After the first world war war he went to France and lived in Giverny, where he met Monet and was deeply influenced by Impressionism, characteristics of which are evident in the present work Naghi entered the diplomatic service in 1925 and was attached to the Egyptian Embassies in Brazil and France; but resigned five years later in order to devote himself entirely to painting. Naghi was appointed Director of the School of Fine Arts in Cairo 1939 and subsequently of the Museum of Modern Art, Cairo. In 1947 he became the Director of the Egyptian Academy in Rome and cultural attaché. Awarded the title of Bey. His works include mural   ...  Displaying 750 of 813 characters.

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About  Mohammad Naghi

Born:  1888
Died:   1956
Known for:  paintings