Fahrelnissa Zeid

Fahrelnissa Zeid (b. 1901, Istanbul – d. 1991, Amman) was a Turkish artist born into a prominent Ottoman family whose work blended elements of Islamic and Byzantine art from the East with abstract influences from the West. She worked in a variety of media such as large oil paintings, collages and stained glass panels. Zeid was among the first women to attend the Academy of Fine Art in Istanbul.

Her oeuvre contains abstraction like below and figuration.


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