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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Public Prayer in the Mosque of Amr

Public Prayer in the Mosque of Amr, Cairo by Jean Leone Gerome

Artist: Jean Léone Gérôme
Public Prayer in the Mosque of Amr 1870
Signed upper left on beam
Medium: Oil on canvas/huile sur toile
Size:35 x 29.5 in (89 x 75 cm)
Location: as of 2007 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
French Orientalist

Gérôme did many mosque paintings such as:
Interior of a Mosque
1.Prayer in the Mosque
2. Prayer in the Mosque
Sermon in the Mosque, 1903
Three figures praying in the Corner of a Mosque
Leaving the Mosque
Prayer in the Mosque of Caid Bey in Cairo, 1895
The Muessin, the Call to Prayer, 1879
Prayer on the Rooftops of Cairo, 1865
The Muezzin, Call to Prayer 1866
Young Greeks at the Mosque, 1865

Here is an image of the Mosque interior today
Photo take by Howard

Public Prayer in the Mosque of Amr Engraving
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