The Lone Refugee" لاجئ "

The Lone Refugee  [59 x 38 cm]

Source: from a painting by Ahmad Canan.
Embroidery: Iman Shehaby [Tabariyeh], Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon

This embroidery is based on a painting by the distinguished Palestinian artist Ahmad Canaan, born in 1965 in Tamra. He now lives in Jerusalem, and his painting of the lone refugee symbolises the Nakba.

Era: British Mandate (1920—1948)

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