Definitions for "Abdul Qadir Al Rassam"
Abdul Qadir Al Rassam, عبد القادر الرسام), [[1952 - 1882), was born in [[Baghdad, Iraq.He was the first well-known painter in modren Iraq and the leader of realism school in Iraq He studied military science and art at the Military College, Istanbul, Turkey, (then the capital of the Ottoman Empire) from 1904. He studied art and painting in the European traditional style and became a landscape painter, he painted many landscapes of Iraq in the realism style. using shading and composition to suggest time periods. He was a major figure among the first generation of modern Iraqi artists and was a member of the Art Friends Society (AFS, Jami’yat Asdiqa’ al-Fen).