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Afzal [Mir Afżal al-Ḥusaynī al-Tūnī]locked

(fl Isfahan, 1640–51).

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Persian illustrator. Active during the reign of the Safavid shah ‛Abbas II (reg 1642–66), Afzal produced manuscript illustrations and single pages for albums in different styles. Most of the 62 paintings he made for the voluminous copy (St Petersburg, Saltykov-Shchedrin Pub. Lib., Dorn 333) of Firdawi’s ...

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