Hassan El Glaoui, a Berber artist.Posted: January 19, 2015
Hassan El Glaoui is a Morrocan artist whose inherited Berber blood and culture. Winston Churchill and El Glaoui were closed friends and like to share time to paint the beautiful landscape of Morocco. El Glaoui was encouraged by Churchill to pursue his talent despite his strong Berber culture (Berber people are famous for great skill in fighting and riding). He is now a well-known & highly prized artist from Morocco. His painting are greatly influenced by Morocco’s landscape, culture and colour.
Have a look in this link to see his famous paintings including Cavalier sur fond vert.
Here’s a link to to a brief explanation of the friendship between Chruchill and El Glaoui.