Calligraphy Qalam: An Introduction to Arabic, Persian and Ottoman Calligraphy

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The inverted tear-drop shaped colophon states that the text was copied by Mustafa Izzet, a fine Ottoman calligrapher.

Calligrapher: Mustafa Izzet. Turkey. 1824 A.D. 16.6 x 10.8 cm. Naskh script. Courtesy of the Nasser D Khalili Collection of Islamic Art.

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