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Calligraphy by Mir Ali. c.1500-1720

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November 13, 1712
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Mirza Firuz Shah
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Art and Calligraphy
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Shah Alam Bahadur Shah I 1707–1712

Mir Ali Calligraphy - Mughal Library

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DESCRIPTION

Title:


Calligraphy by Mir Ali. c.1500-1720


Dimensions: 


42 x 28 cm (folio dimensions) | RCIN 1005068.ad


Descriptions:


Calligraphy by Mir Ali, c. 1500. Verse by Kamal al-Din Isfahani written by Mir Ali surrounded by floral illumination. Signed: 'The poor guilty Mir Ali, may his sins be forgiven.' 


People involved


Creator(s)


Mir Ali (c. 1500-1550) (calligrapher)


Mughal artist (artist)


Acquirer(s)


George III, King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) 


Subject(s)


Bahadur Shah (r. 1707-1712)


Physical properties


Measurements 42 x 28 cm


(folio dimensions) 24.0 x 9.9 cm (panel) 32.0 x 21.8 cm (image) 


Groupings Category Manuscripts


Object type(s)


printed & manuscript material manuscripts calligraphy visual works paintings


Subject(s)


Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sports Art Paintings Paintings-Indian school Miniatures (paintings, oil/watercolor) Places Asia India


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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.

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