Wednesday, October 3, 2007

The Hour of Prayer 1887

The hour of prayer

Signed lower right Ludwig Deutsch, 1887
The Hour of Prayer
Oil on Panel
49x39in (124.4x99xcm)

The painting depicts men at prayer near the mihrab in the Mosque of Sultan Qualaun, in Cairo. The men in tattered clothes are most likely dervishes.
Note how the ray of light illuminated the column.

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