Abdel Aal Hassan


Abdel Aal Hassan is an esteemed artist celebrated for his exceptional talent in portraiture. With a profound passion for capturing the essence of his subjects, Abdel Aal has established himself as a prominent figure in the art world. Born on January 19, 1944, in the vibrant city of Port Said, his artistic journey began early in life.

After completing his high school education in Port Said, Abdel Aal pursued his artistic aspirations at Cairo University’s prestigious Faculty of Fine Arts in 1966. Through rigorous training and unwavering dedication, he honed his skills as both a painter and journalist. Today, Abdel Aal holds membership in esteemed organizations such as the Syndicate of Fine Artists, the Syndicate of Journalists, and the Cairo Atelier, showcasing his versatility and commitment to his craft.

Abdel Aal’s artistic prowess extends beyond the realm of traditional artistry. With a remarkable career in journalistic drawing, he has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions across Egypt and Saudi Arabia. His masterful portraits transcend mere depictions of faces, delving deep into the complexities of his subjects’ personalities and emotions. Through intricate techniques, vibrant hues, and spontaneous compositions, Abdel Aal skillfully captures the internal essence of his subjects, leaving a lasting impression on his viewers.

A significant portion of Abdel Aal’s artistic repertoire focuses on portraying Egyptian rural and Bedouin faces with unparalleled precision and attention to detail. His artistry goes beyond mere craftsmanship, embodying a fusion of art and creativity. By transcending surface features, Abdel Aal creates ethereal and emotive dimensions that establish a profound connection with his audience.


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Watercolor on Paper


50 x 44 CM

19.7 x 17.3 Inch

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Oil on Canvas

70 x 70 CM

27.6 x 27.6 Inch

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Soft Pastel on Paper


45 x 55 CM

17.7 x 21.7 Inch

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Pastel on paper


38 x 48 CM

15 x 18.9 Inch



3 July - 16 August 2023


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