Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid was a Turkish artist and member of the Royal Family. Zeid was in Istanbul, Turkey in the year 1901. Zeid was one of the first women to attended the Fine Arts Academy of Istanbul, Turkey.
Zeid’s work was a fantastic blend of Eastern and Western influences.
The artist worked as a painter, collage artist, and also with stained glass.
Zeid was married first to a novelist with whom she had two children. After her first marriage ended Zeid married into the Hashemite royal family of Iraq. She is the mother to Prince Ra’ad, the current heir to the throne in Iraq.
Princess Zeid opened up her own Art Academy in Amman, Jordan.
In this clip we view an exhibition celebrating the 100th birthday of Princess Zeid. Artwork is shown half way through the clip:
Price range information: Zeid has had a work sell for more than $2 million dollars at auction. No other price information available.
Princess Zeid passed away in 1991.
Price range information: Sorry none available.
The Princess had a great eye for design. Her style is very unique blending the great abstract parts of eastern and western worlds.