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Tawfik Jawhryeh

Sector : Cultural Figures , Artists

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  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1891
  • Age: 131
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Tawfiq Jawhariyyeh is a Palestinian artist and photographer (1891-1944) who practiced professionalism in representational photography, until he became one of the leading Palestinian photographers who studied at Nicolas Sayegh's studio in Jerusalem. He was able to live and earn a morsel of bread by photographing oil paintings. In his work, he adopted free schematic illustrations in charcoal on paper before moving to achieving them in watercolor or oil on stretched canvas. Jawhariyya used to dig and prepare all the frames that surrounded his oil paintings.



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