Zareh Kalfayan: Armenian painter (born: 1887 - died: 1939) | Biography
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Zareh Kalfayan
Armenian painter

Zareh Kalfayan

Zareh Kalfayan
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Intro Armenian painter
Was Painter
From Ottoman Empire Turkey
Field Arts
Gender male
Birth 6 February 1887, Constantinople, Istanbul, Istanbul Province, Byzantine Empire
Death 17 November 1939, Paris, Seine, Île-de-France, France (aged 52 years)
Star sign Aquarius
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Zareh Kalfayan (Armenian: Զարեհ Գալֆաեան, 1887 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire - died 1939, in Paris, France) was an Ottoman painter of Armenian descent.


Zareh Kalfayan was born in Constantinople to Armenian parents. He attended the local art school. He began to teach art at the Getronagan Armenian Lyceum. His paintings were first exhibited in Istanbul. His notable works include Evening at Dolmabahce, Misty Morning at Tophane, and Sunrise and Rumelihisari. In 1922 Kalfayan went to Paris, where he enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts. He later held several exhibitions. For a time he served as president of the Society of Freelance Armenian Painters. In later life he painted largely in the style of miniature.

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