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Mahmoud Saïd (Egyptian, 1897-1964)
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Mahmoud Saïd (Egyptian, 1897-1964)

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Mahmoud Saïd (Egyptian, 1897-1964)
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signed and dated 'M.SAÏD 1930' (lower right)
charcoal on paper laid down on card
10 5/8 x 8in. (27 x 20.3cm.)
Executed in 1930
Provenance
Nadia Mahmoud Saïd (the artist’s daughter) and Dr Hassan El Khadem, Alexandria.
Thence by descent to the present owner.
Literature
La Semaine Égyptienne. Cahiers des peintres et sculpteurs de l’Égypte moderne, no. 1: Mahmoud Saïd, Cairo, 31 January 1936(illustrated, p. 3).
A. Rassem, "Mahmoud Saïd, The Painter", in El-Zelaal: A Page from Art in Egypt, special edition, Cairo, May 1936 (illustrated, unpaged).
A. Rassem, "Mahmoud Saïd", in Al-Majallah Al-Jadida, Cairo, July 1936 (illustrated, p. 47).
G. Corm, "Hommage à Mahmoud Saïd – La figure et l’œuvre du plus grand peintre d’Egypte", in Unknown periodical. May 1938 (illustrated, p.1).
G. Boctor, "Peinture et Sculpture", in La Femme Nouvelle, Cairo, December 1951 (illustrated, in the appendix).
G. Boctor, "Le Peintre et ses modèles", in Unknown periodical, 10 March 1951 (illustrated, unpaged).
M. S. El-Gabakhangi, "Retrospective of the Artworks of Mahmoud Saïd Bek (1921-1951)", in Megala Sout El-Fanan, no. 13, Cairo, May 1951 (illustrated, p. 15).
B. El-Din Abu Ghazi, "Mahmoud Saïd: The Person and the Artist", in El-Megala, no. 89, Cairo, May 1964 (illustrated, titled: Self-portrait, p. 18).
E. Dawastashy, Mahmoud Saïd: Memorial Book on the Pioneer of Contemporary Egyptian Painting – On the 100th Anniversary of his Birth (in Arabic), Cairo 1997, no. 62 (illustrated, p. 127).
A. Al-Sayed, "Who Stole Mahmoud Said’s Paintings?", in Nesf El-Donya magazine, Cairo (illustrated, p. 143).
V. Didier Hess & Dr. H. Rashwan (eds.), Mahmoud Saïd catalogue raisonné, Vol. II, Drawings, Milan 2016, no. D328 (illustrated in colour, p. 766 & on the back cover).
Exhibited
Guézireh, Société des Amis de l’Art sous le Patronage de S.M. Le Roi, Rétrospective des oeuvres de Mahmoud Saïd. 1921–1951, 1951, no. 78 (listed, not illustrated);
Alexandria, Musée des Beaux-Arts & Centre Culturel, À l’occasion du Huitième Anniversaire de la Révolution: Exposition rétrospective des oeuvres du peintre lauréat Mahmoud Saïd, 1960, no. 43 (listed, not illustrated);
Alexandria, Musée des Beaux-Arts & Centre Culturel, À l’occasion du Douxième Anniversaire de la Révolution: Exposition rétrospective des oeuvres du peintre lauréat Mahmoud Saïd 1897–1964, 1964, no. 71 (illustrated, unpaged).
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