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Persian School, 14th – 15th century, male.

Born at the end of the 14th century, in Sebzevar; died 1453.

Calligrapher, illuminator, miniaturist.

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Persian School, 16th century, male.

Active in Persia.

Illuminator.

This illuminator was one of the artists at the court of Shah Tahmasp.

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Persian School, 16th century, male.

Calligrapher, illuminator.

This artist was the Persian (Safavid) ambassador to Constantinople in 1582.

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Kemal  

Persian School, 16th century, male.

Active in Tabriz.

Illuminator.

Vienna (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

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Persian, 16th century, male.

Active in Tabriz, under the reign of Mughal emperor Humayun (1530-1556).

Illuminator, poet.

Persian School.

Mir Sayyid Ali was the son of the painter Mir Musavvir and a founder of the Akbar School in India. In his youth, he was an apprentice of the great Persian master Bihzad in Tabriz. After working on the staff of Shah Tahmasp, he went to Kabul in ...

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Mirak  

Persian School, 15th century, male.

Died 1507.

Painter, calligrapher, illuminator, engraver. Miniatures.

Mirak was the master of Bihzad, the most famous Persian painter of miniatures. Little else is known of his life or works, except that he practised martial arts and was probably responsible for some of the miniature paintings in the luxury illuminated copy of the poet Nizami’s ...

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Persian School (Herat), 15th – 16th century, male.

Active 1488-1522.

Illuminator.

Qasim Ali belonged to the School of Herat.

London (British Mus.): several manuscripts containing miniatures

Canby, Sheila R.: Persian Painting, New York, 1993.

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Turkish, 16th century, male.

Painter, illuminator.