Collection of Prince Mohamed Ali horse paintings on display at Cairo's Manial Palace

Nevine El-Aref , Tuesday 25 Apr 2017

the exhibition invitation

A temporary exhibition displaying a collection of paintings of Arabian and Egyptian horses belonging to Egypt's Prince Mohamed Ali (1875 - 1954) will open on Wednesday at El-Manial Palace.

Walaa El-Din Badawi, director of the Manial Palace, told Ahram Online that the exhibition will put on display a collection of 75 paintings by renowned Egyptian and foreign artists.

The exhibition will last for one month, where a number of painting workshops for visitors will be held.

Badawi said that the exhibition comes as part of an effort by the ministry to organise temporary exhibitions to promote tourism and attract more visitors to archaeological sites and museums.

Badawi said that two books written by Prince Mohamed Ali – one on Arabian horses and other on Egyptian horses – will also be on display.

“Prince Mohamed Ali was fond of horses and had [a very large stable],” Badawi said.

the cover of a book on display

a cover of a book on display

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