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Abdul Kadir Al-Rassam

 (1882 - 1952)
Abdul Kadir Al-Rassam was active/lived in Iraq.  Abdul AlRassam is known for Landscape and portrait painting.

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 century.

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. 

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About  Abdul Kadir Al-Rassam

Born:  1882
Died:   1952
Known for:  Landscape and portrait painting