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RACIM, Mohamed (1896 - 1975), Painter, miniaturist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RACIM, Mohamed (1896 - 1975), Painter, miniaturist, illustrator

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Algerian, 20th century, male.

Born 24 June 1896, in Algiers; died 1 April 1975, murdered.

Painter, miniaturist, illustrator. Scenes with figures.

Orientalism.

[not available online]Mohamed Racim was born to a family of successful engravers. He received early training from his father and at the age of 14 he joined the Cabinet de Dessin de l'Enseignement Professionel in Algiers. In 1917 he won a scholarship

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