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Muzaffar ‛Ali [Muẓaffar ‛Alī ibn Haydar ‛Alī al-Tabrīzī]locked

(fl late 1520s–70s; d Qazvin, c. 1576).
  • Sheila S. Blair

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Persian calligrapher, illustrator, painter and poet. He was a versatile artist who belonged to the second generation working for Tahmasp I (reg 1524–76) at the Safavid court in north-west Iran (seeIslamic art, §III, 4(vi)(a)). His career has been reconstructed by Dickson and Welch on the basis of brief notices by Safavid artists and historians, signed calligraphies and ascribed paintings. He studied calligraphy with the master ...

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