Rachid Wehbi :

Born at Beirut in 1917.

- Frequented the studio of Habib Srur (1860 –1938),
- Joined the college of Fine arts in Cairo and graduated in 1945.
- Studied in the high institute of dramatic art (critical and artistic research section)

- Organized and participated at numerous exhibitions in Lebanon and abroad (the first participation held in 1931.)
- One of the founders of the association of Lebanese Artists (Painting and sculpture) in 1957 for which he was elected secretary for the period 1957-62, and president in 1962.
- Professor of arts since 1947 in various institutes and universities.
- Granted the decoration of knowledge, first degree in 1956, the national prize of painting in 1971 and Said Akl’s prize on May 1972.
- One of the pioneers of contemporary art in Lebanon.

- Died 1993


Oil on Canvas
44 x 37 cm
Oil on Canvas
57 x 42 cm, 1956
Road at Sidon,
Oil on Canvas
55 x 40 cm
The Palm,
Oil on Canvas
28 x 20 cm
Near the River,
Oil on Canvas
35 x 52 cm
After the Storm,
Chinese Ink
28 x 35 cm
The lion meal,
Chinese Ink
17 x 25 cm
Old Door,
Chinese Ink
22 x 18 cm
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