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Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid

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Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid was a Turkish artist born in 1901, in Istanbul, Turkey. 

Her work is a mix of Islamic and Byzantine art from the East with abstract and other influences from the West.

She worked in a variety of media such as large oil paintingscollages and stained glass panels.

Coming from a prominent Ottoman family she was educated at Notre Dame de Sion d'Istanbul and Pansion Bnagiotti. She was then one of the first women to attend the Fine Arts Academy (Güzel Sanatlar Akademisi) in Istanbul. Then she studied at the Académie Ranson in Paris under Roger Bissiere and Stahlbach.

Her first one-woman show was held in Istanbul in 1944, followed by exhibitions in London and Paris. Her New York début came in 1950 when she exhibited a series of large abstract canvases at the Hugo Gallery. She went on to participate in almost 50 exhibitions in Europe, U.S.A. and the Middle East.

She died 5 September 1991 and is buried in the Royal Mausoleum, Raghdan Palace, Amman, Jordan.

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Fahr El Nisa Zeid's oil on canvas with an estimation 400000 – 450000 Euro

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