Abdul Kadir Al-Rassam
(1882 - 1952)
Abdul Kadir Al-Rassam was active/lived in Iraq. Abdul AlRassam is known for Landscape and portrait painting.
Biography Abdul Kadir Al-Rassam
Abdul Kadir Al Rassam was a member of the first generation of modern
Iraqi painters. He was the pioneer among a group of predominantly
amateur artists trained in Istanbul who brought their artistic knowledge
back to their home country. This group of "soldier-artists" are widely
credited with introducing canvas painting to Iraq at the turn of the
Working in a realist style, Al-Rassam is known for his sweeping
landscapes, immaculate portraits, and faithful portrayals of everyday
life in Iraq. He is one of the most prominent and prolific painters in
Iraq's modern art history and his work heavily influenced the
generations that followed.
Al-Rassam was among a group of Iraqi
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