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Sabbagh, Georges Hanna

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00158677
Sabbagh, Georges Hanna

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Egyptian, 20th century, male.

Active in France and naturalised from 1930.

Born 10 August 1887, in Alexandria; died 9 December 1951, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist, watercolourist, engraver, decorative artist. Nudes, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

Orientalism.

Georges Hanna Sabbagh left Egypt in 1906 for Paris, where he was the student of Maurice Denis, Paul Sérusier and Félix Valloton. He became a professor at the Académie Ranson in Paris and at the school of fine arts in Cairo ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Professional Interior Design ; Prints and Printmaking ; Art of the Middle East and North Africa ; African Art (Sub-Saharan) ; 20th-Century Art

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