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Description - Egyptian Festivals by Margot Veillon

This is a collection of paintings and drawings depicting the festivals of Egypt by Margo Veillon, one of Egypt's best-known artists. The cycle of Egyptian life is marked by festivals and celebrations: those for births, weddings, saints "mulids", national holidays, and, closing the circle, funerals. Here, Margo Veillon aims to draw the onlooker into the joy, exuberance, and occasional sorrows.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789774246944
ISBN-10: 9774246942
Format: Hardback
(230mm x mm x mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: Egypt

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Author Biography - Margot Veillon

Margo Veillon was born in Cairo in 1907, the daughter of a Swiss business-man and his Austrian wife. She has spent much of her artistic career capturing the verve and movement of daily life in Egypt. She now divides her time between her homes in Cairo and Switzerland. Margo Veillon: The Bursting Movement and Margo Veillon: Egyptian Harvests were published by AUC Press in 1996 and 2000.

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