“Muhammad preaching” - Unknown Artist
Depictions of the Prophet Muhammad have been debated over much of Islamic history. While it seems the debate goes in cycles of strictly prohibiting the depiction of the Prophet, to allowing it many of the images seem to come from the medieval period of Islamic history. Artists would sometimes depict Muhammad wearing a veil as to cover his face; even others would cover his hands as to not show any skin whatsoever. However, some artists would depict Muhammad’s face.