Learning the Quran

Artist: Frederick Arthur Bridgman (American, 1847-1928)
Title: Learning the Qur'an, 1921
Signed and dated 'F. A. Bridgman 1921' (lower right)
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 21¼ x 29¾ in. (54 x 75.6 cm.)

Frederick Arthur Bridgman's Learning the Qu'ran was created through the latter part of the artist's life when he lived in Normandy. The painting depicts a group of students seated in a courtyard around their teacher. Dappled light is reflected on the scene, which shimmers with the brilliant colors Bridgman's work is known for.

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