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Shammout, Ismail

    Full Name: Shammout, Ismail

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1930

    Place Born: Lod, Central District, Israel

    Home Country/ies: Palestine

    Subject Area(s): painting (visual works)


    Painter and art historian. He was born in Lod, also known as Lydda, Palestine, which is present day Israel. The first Palestinian to enroll in the College of Fine Arts in Cairo. Studied at the Accademia di Belle Arte in Rome. Painted subjects demonstrating how Palestinians dealt with the loss of their homeland.

    Selected Bibliography

    Art in Palestine. Kuwait City, 1989.


    The Dictionary of Art


    "Shammout, Ismail." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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