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Died  1964, Alexandria, Egypt
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Mahmoud Said Bey (Arabic: محمود سعيد‎‎) (April 8, 1897 – April 8, 1964) was an Alexandrian judge and modern painter.


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Mahmoud Said was born in Alexandria, Egypt son of Muhammad Said Pasha, a Prime Minister of Egypt. Queen Farida of Egypt was his niece and she described him as "a quiet, gentle, oppressively timid man".

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After receiving his high school diploma, he went on to law school, receiving his degree in 1919. Between 1919 and 1921 he traveled through Europe, ultimately studying at the Académie Julian. He returned to Egypt and worked at the Mixed Courts of Egypt until his father's death in the 1950s.

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Between 1919 and his death in 1964, Said was a prolific oil painter. In Alexandria, his first trained for two years with Italian painter, Amelia Casonato Da Forno from 1912, and later with Arturo Zanieere from 1916. He often shared the studio of his good friend, the Greek painter, Aristomenis Angelopoulos (Αριστομένης Αγγελόπουλος).


  • New York, 1937.
  • Venice Biennale, 1938, 1948.
  • Collections

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  • Gezira Center for Modern Art, Cairo, Egypt.
  • Mahmoud Said Museum, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar.
  • Arab World Institute, Paris, France.
  • Museum

    The Mahmoud Said Museum is located in the family villa in the Gianaclis neighborhood of Alexandria.

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