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Calligraphy by Sultan Ali. c.1516-1712

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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

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Title: 


Calligraphy by Sultan Ali. c.1516-1712


Dimensions:


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


Description: 

Calligraphy by Sultan Ali, c. 1516.

The verse was written by the calligrapher Sultan Ali Mashhadi in Herat about his proficient skill at the age of 63.


People involved


Creator(s)


Sultan Ali Mashhadi (active 1453-1519)


(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) 32.7 x 23.3 cm


(image) 23.5 x 9.0 cm


(panel) 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 Language, Linguistics and Literature Literature Poetry References Alternative 


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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.

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