Omar Onsi (1901-1969)

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Born in Beirut. Onsi is a pioneer of modern painting in Lebanon and is regarded as its most renowned impressionist painter. He studied painting in Beirut under Khalil Saleeby. From 1922 to 1927, he travelled to Transjordan, where he taught painting to the children of King Abdullah. The discovery of the desert and its colors during this stay had a major influence on his work. In 1928, Onsi went to Paris to continue his training and stayed for 3 years... For more info: http://goo.gl/PDOvt

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Statue commemorating the artist, Omar Onsi, located in the center of Beirut, Lebanon