"Mansour, Farid Lebanese , 20th century , male . Born 1929 , in Beirut . Painter , watercolourist , draughtsman . Figures, scenes with figures. Farid Mansour started his training at the Lebanese academy of fine arts in 1946 , and had private classes with the Italian painter Fernando Manetti until 1949 . From 1961 to 1963 he studied in Italy. From 1969 to 1973 he studied painting, sculpture and engraving at the City and Guilds of London Art School, and also studied art history there. He worked as a sculptor at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum until 1977"
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