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‛Abd al-Hayy [Khwāja ‛Abd al-Ḥayy]locked

(fl c. 1374; d Samarkand, 1405).

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Illustrator and painter. According to the Safavid chronicler Dust Muhammad, ‛Abd al-Hayy trained under Shams al-Din at Baghdad during the reign of the Jalayirid sultan Uways I (reg 1356–74) and became the leading painter under his son Ahmad (reg 1382–1410), who was also ‛Abd al-Hayy’s pupil. When Timur took Baghdad, ‛Abd al-Hayy was sent to Samarkand, either in ...

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E. Yar Shater, ed.: Encyclopedia Iranica (London, 1986)
[flourished]