Angkor Database

Maurice Fievet, Visions of Ancient Angkor

by Kent Davis & Maurice Fievet

Orientalist painter Maurice Fievet (Fiévet) closely worked with Angkor explorers George Coedès and Bernard Philippe Groslier to recreate vivid scenes of the daily life at the times of the Khmer Empire.

The painter Maurice Fievet (1915-1997) inspired a major report in The National Geographic in the 1960s (Robert Moore, “Angkor, Jewel of the Jungle”, National Geographic,Vol 117, No 4., 1960).

His life and work is vividly narrated by Kent Davis here.

About the authors

Kent Davis

Researcher, publisher, founder of DATAsia Print and Devata.org.

Maurice Fievet