An Album of 30 Photographs An Album of 30 Photographs

Van Leo2008

Contemporary Art Platform (CAP) Kuwait

Contemporary Art Platform (CAP) Kuwait
Shuwaikh Industrial Area, Kuwait

Master Cairo Portrait Photographer Van Leo photographed a significant number of Cairo's elite society from the 1940s - 1990s. His entire archive of over 20.000 negatives & prints was bequeathed to the American University in Cairo upon closure of his studio in 1998. This print is an exhibition-quality reproduction printed from the original negative by Barry Iverson. Each print is processed accorging to archival standards, on fiber-based silver-gelatin paper from the negatives housed in the Rare Books & Special Collections Library. Each print is Hand-Colored. Van Leo passed away in 2002.

Unknown Woman, Negative No. 8544E, 1940s


  • Title: An Album of 30 Photographs An Album of 30 Photographs
  • Creator: Van Leo, Van Leo
  • Date Created: 2008, 2008
  • Location Created: Egypt, Egypt
  • Type: Photography, Photography
  • Medium: Photograph, Photograph
  • Art Genre: Portrait, Portrait
  • Art Form: Photography, Photography
  • Support: Paper, Paper
  • Depicted Topic: Photography, Paper, Portrait, People, Photography, Paper, Portrait, People
  • Artist nationality: Egyptian, Egyptian

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