Ben Salem, Ali
Tunisian, 20th century, male.
Born 25 December 1910, in Tunis.
Painter, watercolourist, miniaturist, decorative artist. Figures, animals. Designs for tapestries.
In 1932 Ali Ben Salem was involved in setting up the Musée d'Art Tunisien. His tapestry-like painting is highly decorative and reveals graceful outlines and tender colours, featuring elegant young women alongside nimble animals....