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Moussawir, Choukri

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00126760
Moussawir, Choukri

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Lebanese, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in the USA.

Born 1865, in Lebanon; died 1935.

Painter. Figures.

Orientalism.

Choukri Moussawir was the son of Isha’al Khalili (1812-1892), a famous craftsman who decorated a number of Greek Orthodox churches in southern Lebanon. Otherwise little is known of his early life. In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Art of the Middle East and North Africa ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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